Vision Mate Volunteer
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Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support
Organization types: Disabilities
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: November 25, 2022
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Description

Are you a thoughtful and kindhearted person? Do you enjoy supporting your local community? Do have 1-2 hours of free time weekly? Then sign up to be a Vision Mate with CNIB! All across Canada individuals with varying levels of sight loss are in need of Vision Mates! Go to to learn more or reach out to Tracy Holland at tracy.holland.ca and 613-449-1175

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Develop your skills as an empathetic listener, fill your time with meaningful connections, and contribute to your community by supporting individuals with vision loss.
How will the organization benefit?
The CNIB Foundation supports individuals impacted by vision loss by offering supports and services that help them live life to the fullest. But these programs only work with the help of individuals like you!
Volunteer location:
Ottawa - K2A, K2C, K1R, K1K, K2P, K2E, K2C, K2H, K2G, K1Z, K1V, K2B, K1G, K1N, postal areas Kemptville, Hawkesbury, Cumberland, Apple Hill, Carlton Place, Cornwall, Orleans, Perth, Rockland, Smith Falls, St. Eugene, Winchester

Contact

Tracy Holland
@CNIB Foundation
613-449-1175
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​2-3-weeks

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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