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Elmira District Community Living

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteers help us create partnerships that provide relevant, individualized, and innovative services for persons supported by EDCL. We Advocate, Educate and Facilitate the participation of the Community in Achieving the individual’s life vision.

In this time of pandemic and social distancing we still want to create opportunities for connections. This position would be volunteering remotely and using a video conferencing platform to read a story to one person or a group. You would be bringing words on a page to life by reading aloud. This activity is truly enjoyed by many of the people we support.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 16+
English Proficiency, Confidentiality

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Library/Research , Accessibility

Skill(s): Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, Flexibility

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to position and organization provided.
Working Conditions: One on one interactions with an individual.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
6:00-7:00 pm during the week.

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Lisa Reitzel
519-669-3173 Ext. 224
118 Barnswallow Drive Elmira, N3B 2Y9
Township of Woolwich,Virtual

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