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ConnecTra Society (Volunteer Mentor for the Physically Disabled)

Organization Name: ConnecTra Society
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Mentor for the Physically Disabled
Category: Counselling / Support / Mentoring
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: September 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017

Email: dppowder@gmail.com
Website: http://www.disabilityfoundation.org
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Appropriate for court-ordered volunteers
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

ConnecTra Society (Volunteer Mentor for the Physically Disabled) Organization Name: ConnecTra Society Opportunity Title: Volunteer Mentor for the Physically Disabled Category: Counselling / Support / Mentoring Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year) Start Date: March 1, 2016 End Date: February 2, 2018 Email: dppowder@gmail.com Website: http://www.disabilityfoundation.org Details: Background Check Required Appropriate for Volunteers Aged 55 and Over Training or Orientation Required Opportunity Description: ConnecTra Society has a 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. Sunday August 27, 2017 10- 3pm at Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Multi-Purpose Room # 4, Vancouver, BC V5Y OB1. The nearest skytrain stations are Main Street Science World Expo  Line and Canada Line. Lunch will be provided. For more information: info@connectra.org or contact: DAVID PARKE at dppowder@gmail.com direc t link: http://connectra.org/volunteer-with-the-employment-support-project.html




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