"Life History Communication Book" Developers
|Contact||Maryam Iqbal, YDAC Volunteer Coordinator, March of Dimes Canada; Phone: 905-773-7758 ext 6266 * 1-800-567-0315 ext 6266; Fax: 905-773-3746; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Would you like to assist our clients to share and write their life stories as part of their rehabilitation from a stroke, brain injury, or brain illness?|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
We also offer his role off-site (work from home) after the volunteer has had some experience in our program.
|Location||Stouffville, Newmarket, Vaughan, Maple|
|Number of Positions||Maple: 5 individual(s) ; Newmarket: 5 individual(s) ; Vaughan: 5 individual(s) ; Whitchurch-Stouffville: 5 individual(s) |
20 individual(s) needed in total.
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Minimum Hours||4 / Week|
|Commitment Length||Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) - minimum 6 months|
|Training||Training is required - Opportunities for training through workshops ; Training is required - The York-Durham Aphasia Center provides volunteers with orientation, on-the-job training, regular training workshops as well as additional opportunities to learn and grow. |
|Interaction Level||One-on-One with adults with aphasia, Groups of 3-5 clients and volunteers|
|Cost||Free. We provide reimbursement for Vulnerable Sector Screening.|
|Volunteer Categories||Emotional Support ; General Help (Developmental/Mental/Physical Disabilities) ; General Help (Education) ; General Help (Health) ; Interviewer ; Literacy ; Office Help ; Outreach/Education ; Program Administrator/Assistant ; Recreation/Leisure/Sports Program ; Secretary ; Special Steps Program ; Teaching Assistant ; Tutor with Adults ; Work with Special Needs/Disabled ; Writer|
|Skills/Experience||Good communication skills |
Ability to take Initiative
Experience with people who have communication difficulties is preferred although not required. Experience in interviewing is an asset.
Volunteers must have a sincere interest in people, an ability to learn and a commitment to training.
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|Organization Name||March of Dimes Canada, York-Durham Aphasia Centre|
|Office Phone||905-773-7758 EXT 6216|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-567-0315|
|Address & Map|
13311 Yonge Street, Ste 202
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3L6
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