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Family Assistance for Yardwork/Outside Maintenance
(WrapAround Hamilton)

Position ID: 1874 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2012
Opportunity Details
ContactElkse de Visch Eybergen, Director of WrapAround Services/Coordinator West Hamilton WrapAround, Shalem Mental Health Network/West Hamilton WrapAround; Phone: 905-528-0353; Fax: 905-528-3562; Email:
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DutiesOlder home requires ongoing care from garden/lawn care, to snow shoveling in the winter, as well as outside repair work.
Benefits* Making a difference to a family in need. 
* Healthy outdoor environment.
ClientsA mother and three sons with physical disabilities which require ongoing surgery and medical intervention wish to develop a circle of support, to enable them to remain in their home. They are willing to work alongside any volunteers interested in helping.
Dates and TimesTimes and dates are very flexible and can be negotiated .... any day of the week.
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsDundas: 2 individual(s) 
If a small group or a family would like to take on this volunteer position, they could work directly with the family needing help to work out a suitable schedule.
Ages17 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Commitment LengthLong Term (more than 12 months) - Preferred.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationOn Bus Route - Near the 52 Dundas bus route.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Start DateOn or after 03 Mar 2011
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesAssistant - Community & Family Services ; Gardening ; Handy Worker ; Painting/Wallpapering ; Snow Shoveling ; Yard Care
Skills/Experience* Interest in outside maintenance/yard work/outdoors. 
* Enjoys manual labour.
Additional Requirements* Dependable. 
* Good communicator. 
* Good organizational skills. 
* Good team member.
Agency Details
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Organization NameWrapAround Hamilton
Address & Map
Shalem Mental Health Network
1 Young St, Suite 512
Hamilton, ON L8N 1T8
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Mailing Addressc/o Shalem Mental Health Network-WrapAround
Office PhoneShalem Mental Health Network: 905-528-0353 
Toll Free Phone1-866-347-0041