Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society (Recreational Volunteers in the Lower Mainland)

Organization Name: Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society
Opportunity Title: Recreational Volunteers in the Lower Mainland
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: August 25, 2014
End Date: August 25, 2020

Email: hrg@howesound.net
Website: http://www.howesound.net
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Opportunity Description:

Volunteer Opportunities Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society Our History Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society first opened its doors in 1988 in North Vancouver with the establishment of Windridge House, a residential home that had accommodations for three people with developmental disabilities. Today, Howe Sound provides a range of residential and day program services to over 150 adults, youth, and children with acquired brain injuries, developmental, physical, and health care needs. Assisted Living – Liberty Place & Freedom Place Our Assisted Living Program provides housing and support to adults between the ages of 19 and 64 who have a physical disability and can direct their own care. Each building offers hospitality and personal assistance to individuals with physical disabilities. The tenants can also access a recreation program at each building. Headway Centres – Vancouver & New West Our Headway Centres are community based programs for people with acquired brain injuries. Members run their centre through participation in work departments and may also access the centre’s many drop-in leisure programs. Headway departments assist members in gaining valuable skills and experience to help them further their personal and vocational goals. Recreational Programs Air Hockey, Billiards Board Games & Cards Music & Instruments Computers & Tech All Types of Sports Crafts & Beading Library & Reading Movie Nights Community Outings Hiking, Walking, Parks Swimming & Fitness And MANY MORE! Reasons to Volunteer at HSRSS The Benefits • To gain experience in the community & social services sector • To expand future job opportunities • To develop and establish professional relationships • To network with professionals in the field • To gain leadership and grow professionally and personally • To be part of team environment and many more! How to Get Started Be a Part of Our Team! HSRSS is looking for individuals to share their time and talent! If you are interested in being a part of our team, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to John Nguyen at HRG@howesound.net. For more information, please visit our website at www.howesound.net

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