Library Companion

(Array Services)

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Position ID: V-PET0205 Last Modified: 28 May 2015 Last Full Update: 29 Jul 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactJill Whelpley, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Peterborough Communication Support Systems; Phone: 705-745-3631; Fax: 705-876-9247; Email: volunteerforpcss@yahoo.com
DutiesAccompany a deaf, non-verbal individual who enjoys reading to and from the Peterborough Public Library once weekly.
More Info Linkwww.pcssonline.ca
BenefitsExposure to an ASL environment, opportunity to learn ASL and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention. Volunteers who commit to 8 months or more have the opportunity to attend in-house ASL classes and receive training in First Aid/CPR.
ClientsDeaf/non verbal adults living with intellectual disabilities.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Friend / Penpal ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceASL, NVCI, First Aid/CPR and knowledge of deaf culture an asset, but not a requirement. Familiarity with the Peterborough Public Library required.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesOnce a week - time to be mutually agreed upon.
LocationFrom client placement location or home, both on Peterborough bus routes.
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 2 individual(s)
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameArray Services
Office Phone705-748-6680
Fax705-748-4350
E-Mailarray@arrayservices.ca
Websitewww.arrayservices.ca
Address & Map
349A George St N, Suite 304
Peterborough, ON K9H 3P9
 
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