Healthy Lifestyles
Healthy Lifestyles
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Mental Health, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening), Sports
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: August 19, 2022
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Description

Wednesdays 13:00-14:30/15:00

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Promote healthy activity and positive social interaction
• Activities include; team sports, nature walks, art and cooking classes, museum tours, etc
• Positive participation in activities
• Possibility of one-on-one support for clients who’s physical/mental health may prevent them from participating fully in day’s activity (i.e. mobility, attention, overstimulation)

Qualifications:
• Access to a vehicle or bus for personal transit (for offsite activities)
• Openness to working with individuals who are living with mental health issues.
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Ability to set firm boundaries around time, personal contact, and money
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Reference Check.

Volunteer location:
900 Merivale is the main location but this position involves outings around the Ottawa/ Gatineau Area. Access to personal transportation is required.

Contact

Zoe Ivan
@Carlington Community Health Centre
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Mental Health, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening), Sports

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
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