Community Volunteer - Angus & Barrie

(Camphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga)

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Position ID: V-ALL0032 Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 Last Full Update: 09 Apr 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactDebbie Savic, Community Relations & Fund Development Manager, Camphill Communities Ontario; Phone: 705-424-4121 * 705-424-5363; Email: dsavic@camphill.on.ca
DutiesVarious Volunteer opportunities to include events, garden, pottery, fairs,cafe, mosaic studio 
various land work and vegetable gardening. 
 
Police records check and a reference will be required.
More Info Linkwww.camphill.on.ca
BenefitsMost of the work will be outdoors - you will experience working with adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. If you are creative or have any experience in Woodworking or Pottery we would pare you with our staff in those areas. Events throughout the year assisting us making new friends and fundraising.
ClientsAdults with Cognitive and Physical disabilities from ages 20 to 86 - Residential and Day Programs in Angus and Barrie
Ages15 year(s) - 65 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCarpentry & Woodwork ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Maintenance / Repair ; Office Administration ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCreativity - Pottery, woodworking, yarn arts ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Ability to enjoy life, have fun, bring great ideas
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Volunteers most needed in the summer months. Minimum of 15 hours a week, more depending on availability.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Moderate interaction with our clients
Minimum Hours15 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning 
Sunday: Morning 
 
Times would be very flexible depending on area assigned
SeasonsSummer ; Fall ; Year Round ; All year - Summer especially for our high need months and into the early fall.  
All year for our indoor areas pottery, woodworking.
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessibility available in all areas
Location7841 4th Line Angus or 78 Toronto St Barrie
Number of PositionsAngus: 10 individual(s) ; Barrie: 10 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
We will take as many volunteers that would love to work with us
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - in areas of interest ; Will be provided for specific areas - Orientation will also be provided
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer responsible for own transportation
CostNo cost
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsReferences from a non-family member OSS students a form can be provided for a tracher or counsellor to fill in.
Start DateOn or after 04 May 2015
End Date31 Dec 2015
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Organization NameCamphill Communities Ontario, Angus, Camphill Nottawasaga
Office Phone705-424-5363
Fax705-424-1854
E-Mailinfo@camphill.on.ca
Websitewww.camphill.on.ca
Address & Map
7841 4th Line
Angus, ON L0M 1B1
 
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