Leisure Buddy Volunteer

(Vaughan. City of, City Hall)

Position ID: V-NKT1562 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMihaela Neagoe, Inclusion and Community Services Specialist, City of Vaughan; Phone: 905-832-2377 ext 7405; Email: mihaela.neagoe@vaughan.ca
DutiesThe Leisure Buddy program matches campers with mild special needs to individuals interested in providing the necessary support ensuring successful recreation and leisure experiences. The volunteers are not required to provide support such as toileting or feeding, the support simply involves the volunteer acting as a friend for the camper. Volunteers are always supported by summer camp staff and directors and will never be left alone with their camper.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; Personal Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Leadership ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) - day program 9:00am -4:00pm ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - day program 9:00am -4:00pm
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsSpring - march break camp, and after 5:00pm during school year & 11:00am -4:00pm weekends ; Summer - min 2 weeks ; Fall - 5:00pm during school year & 11:00am -4:00pm weekends ; Winter - 5:00pm during school year & 11:00am -4:00pm weekends
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsVaughan 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required ; Training on-going
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameVaughan. City of, City Hall
Office Phone905-832-2281
Toll Free Phone1-844-832-2112
Address & Map
City Hall
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr W
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
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