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March of Dimes Canada.[York Region], March of Dimes - Richmond Hill, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
The Communication Program Volunteer assists adults with aphasia and acquired communication disabilities in a group setting, by learning and applying supportive communication techniques. With guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants, volunteers provide clients with opportunities to engage in conversation and increase life participation. 
● Assist staff and clients during client arrival/departure, program set-up/clean-up and breaks 
● Use a variety of supportive communication strategies to enhance group participation of clients 
● Participate in program pre and post meetings with staff and volunteers  
● Prepare and/or bring in materials and resources for the communication groups (minimum 30 minutes of non-program time per week) 
Programs are held at the following locations: 
Vaughan: Mackenzie Health (Jane/Rutherford) on Tuesdays  
Maple Health Centre (Keele/McNaughton) on Wednesdays 
Newmarket: Newmarket Health Centre on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 
Stouffville: Parkview Village on Thursdays
Safehaven Project for Community Living
We are looking for outgoing and friendly volunteers to provide recreation and leisure opportunities for our participants and/or provide general support to the day-day operations.


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