Volunteer Mentor

(Community Living Ontario)

Position ID: V-HVC0131 Last Full Update: 09 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsCommunity Living Ontario is a non-profit, provincial association that advocates for people who have an intellectual disability to be fully included in all aspects of community life.
ContactPatsy Kinio, Coordinator, Community Living Ontario; Phone: 249-358-0257; Email: pkinio@communitylivingontario.ca
DutiesStudent Links is a provincial initiative of Community Living Ontario. The intent of Student Links is to assists high school students, who have an intellectual disability, to consider a variety of possibilities for their future by exploring their identified area of interest. Our commitment is to connect students to the places and the people who share the knowledge of that particular interest. 
We are looking for enthusiastic people (like you!) who would like to be matched with a student who is interested in what you do or an area of interest, passion or expertise that you hold. 
Yes, you have an expertise, we all do, but you may not look at it in this way. Let us explore with you the areas of interest or expertise that you can share with a student. Please tell us about: 
What types of work have you done or currently do? 
What are your hobbies and interests?
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCounselling ; Employment / Career Guidance ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Medical Assistance ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Sports & Coaching ; Translation & Languages ; Web & IT ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
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Organization NameCommunity Living Ontario