Knitting and Crochet Instructor
Volunteer Types: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Disability Support, Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Disabilities
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: January 29, 2024
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Description

We are a community organization dedicated to providing fun and engaging activities for individuals with disabilities and seniors.

We are actively looking for someone to join our team as a Cricut instructor. This person would create various crafts using the Cricut to both individuals with disabilities and those without. Successful candidates will be responsible for organizing and leading Cricut activities, providing instruction and assistance as needed, and ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment for all participants. This role would be in person.

Structure of position:
3 month, 6 month, and indefinite positions available.
Either 9am-11am or 1pm-4pm

If you are interested in volunteering your time and skills to help bring joy and creativity to individuals with disabilities and seniors, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us to learn more about this exciting opportunity and how you can get involved. Thank you for considering this important volunteer role!

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This presents a great chance for volunteers to foster connections with the disability community, facilitating understanding and empathy. Volunteers can also enhance and refine their personal skill sets, while engaging in meaningful work that brings a sense of fulfillment and purpose.
How will the organization benefit?
We believe that having a Cricut instructor will allow us to improve our program offerings and expand the skills of our client population. Our participants being able to create items to sell using knitting and crochet allows them to develop their own businesses, which in turn promotes financial independence and a sense of purpose.
Volunteer location:
764 Belfast road Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z4

Contact

Saleha Shahimi
@Ottawa Foyers Partage
613-744-3562
Ext: 101
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Disability Support, Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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