Cyber Seniors Mentor

(Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy, Mailing address, Simcoe Muskoka Cyber Seniors Program)

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Position ID: V-MID0698 Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSarah Orr-Shaw, Project Coordinator, Simcoe Muskoka Cyber Seniors; Phone: (Business) 705-721-7520 ext 7808; Email:
DutiesTeaching seniors how to use an iPad. 
Must be reliable, punctual, self directed and a good communicator
More Info Link
BenefitsConfidence interacting with seniors and community members, making new friends, helping others
ClientsOlder adults
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestSenior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Web & IT - Experience with iPads
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) - potential for long term commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Volunteer will meet 1:1 with a senior for weekly sessions
Minimum Hours14 (Total)
Dates and TimesThe volunteer will coordinate time with the senior
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable - Meeting location will be determined by volunteer and the individual they are working with and should be a public site with accessibility and free wifi
Number of PositionsMuskoka District: 14 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 14 individual(s) 
28 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - on-line
TransportationMust have the ability to get to and from the negotiated meeting place
CostYour Time
Start DateOn or after 01 Jan 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameSimcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy, Mailing address, Simcoe Muskoka Cyber Seniors Program
Office Phone705-721-7520 ext 7808
Toll Free Phone1-877-721-7520 ext 7808
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Sarah Orr-Shaw 
15 Sperling Dr 
Barrie, ON L4M 6K9