Children & Youth Group/Program Assistant (Ontario East)
Volunteer Types: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Disability Support, Mentoring, Sports, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Disabilities
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
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Are you caring, outgoing and supportive? If you have a few hours each month to give back to children & youth with sight loss in your community, volunteer with CNIB! Within the group environment you will make meaningful connections and assist children and youth to engage in activities and programs and empower individuals who are impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion.
(Jobs include, but are not limited to; assistance with planning, implementation and set-up of programs, groups and events, peer support, craft group, games club, cooking groups, sports activities, community outings or other recreation and leisure activities).

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Contribute to your community by supporting children and youth who have vision loss. Make a difference as part of a dedicated and passionate staff/volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission as well as developing or using existing skills and experience.
How will the organization benefit?
The CNIB Foundation supports individuals impacted by vision loss by offering supports and services that help them live the life they choose. These programs are successful only with the help of dedicated volunteers like you! You will assist the Program Lead to provide community-based children and youth support groups and programs. These groups are an integral part of CNIB’s mission to ensure that clients/participants have the confidence, skills and opportunity to fully participate in life.
Volunteer location:
Unit 104- 425 Marche Way Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5J3 (not limited to this location)


Becky Dyck
@CNIB Foundation
Ext: 8647
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Disability Support, Mentoring, Sports, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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