Vision Mate (Francophone)
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Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Translation and Interpretation
Organization types: Disabilities, Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: November 8, 2022
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Description

Provide one-to-one community-based support; for a person who is blind or partially sighted to increase their confidence and assist them to live the life they choose.
We are currently looking for support to assist a francophone participants, who is blind with reading documents to her and assisting her with filing out non accessible forms. This would be an in-person volunteer opportunity in the participants home. Time commitment would be 1-2 hours once a week.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
• Making a difference as a part of a dedicated and passionate staff/volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission. • Appreciation from client or participant match • Developing and using existing experience and skills in customer service. • Access to training events to develop skills Confirmation of hours upon request, reference after 3 months’ successful participation as a volunteer.
How will the organization benefit?
Support an individual with sight loss complete necessary paperwork.
Volunteer location:
Ottawa - Orleans area

Contact

Tracy Holland
@CNIB Foundation
613-449-1175
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Translation and Interpretation
You will be helping with: Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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