ConnecTra Society: Employment Support Project

Organization Type: Other Nonprofit
Address: 318, 425 Carrall St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6E3
Contact: David Parke
Phone: 604-839-0557

ConnecTra Society has a new research program, Employment Mentorship Support Project, in partnership with University of British Columbia’s Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science.
ConnecTra is seeking volunteer mentors to support individuals with physical disabilities in pursuit of employment, training, education, volunteering, recreation and increased social involvement.
Typical support includes researching community resources, job searches, and registration of participants at their local Work BC Employment Services Centre.
Volunteer Mentors will need to have previous employment experience, clear a criminal record check for vulnerable adults, and commit to volunteering over an eight-month period.
The attendance of a day-long volunteer orientation is required:
Saturday, March, 26, 2016 10- 4pm at Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Multi-Purpose Room # 4, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0B1. The nearest skytrain stations are Main Street Science World (Expo Millennium Line) and Olympic Village (Canada Line). Lunch will be provided.ConnecTra reimburses Volunteer Mentors for parking and Translink.

For more information, please contact:

DAVID PARKE at and 604-839-0557

ConnecTra Society: Employment Support Project’s Volunteer Opportunities

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