(Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge, Peterborough - George St N, Peterborough Office)

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Position ID: V-PET0050 Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 Last Full Update: 30 Nov 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactRyan Luscombe, Kids on the Block Coordinator; Phone: 705-748-6687 ext 1016; Email: kob@cmhahkpr.ca
DutiesAttend rehearsals and performances; learn how to operate puppets; memorize scripts; must be available in a block of 4-6 hours per week on weekdays.
BenefitsTransportation to performances is provided along with training as a puppeteer and opportunities to participate in related training dealing with mental health issues.
ClientsStudents grades K - 6.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach
Skills/ExperienceHighly motivated; work well with others; ability to memorize scripts; desire to learn about children's mental health issues; enthusiastic and fun with the ability to bring puppets to life!
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesTypically, we present during normal school days, though not necessarily full days.
SeasonsSeptember - June
LocationCanadian Mental Health Association and various schools in the KPR, PVNC, and TL School Boards
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation and training will take approximately 6-12 hours total and will include orientation to the Kids on the Block program and the Canadian Mental Health Association. Additionally, volunteers will be guided through an extensive training session on the operation of the adapted Bunraku style of puppetry.
CostCriminal record check cost is reimbursed upon approval of volunteer application.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
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Organization NameCanadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge, Peterborough - George St N, Peterborough Office
Office Phone705-748-6711
Address & Map
466 George St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 3R9
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