Gym Companion
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Disabilities
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2022
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Description

Do you enjoy working out and are perhaps looking for someone to go to the gym with? As a one on one match, your role will be to develop a supportive relationship with a person who has an intellectual disability while doing an activity you both enjoy – fitness!

We have positions for this role centrally (the argyle ymca) and for fit4less in the south end of town.

If this sounds like you, reach out to Batoul for more info and to schedule an interview – [email protected]

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is a great chance to have FUN while making a meaningful contribution to someone's life!
How will the organization benefit?
You will be helping us achieve our mission of helping the Ottawa community be a more welcoming place for people with intellectual disabilities, Autism and Dual Diagnosis.
Volunteer location:
LiveWorkPlay, 402-2197 Riverside Dr. (this is just our office, not the location of volunteering)

Contact

Batoul Auf
@LiveWorkPlay
613-604-4652
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

Number of Positions Available: 8
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
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