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CNIB Ambassador
(CNIB, West Region, Hamilton Office)

Position ID: 2218 Last Modified: 10 Jul 2012 Last Full Update: 10 Jul 2012
Opportunity Details
ContactMr David Wallis, Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services, Canadian National Institute for the Blind (C.N.I.B.); Phone: 905-528-8555 ext 5304 * 888-275-5332 ext 5304; Fax: 905-527-9536; Email:
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DutiesAmbassadors give presentations and staff information tables to educate the public about vision loss, promote vision health, and enhance awareness of C.N.I.B. and our services. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who has received service from C.N.I.B., is a family member of someone who has received service, or is a dedicated C.N.I.B. supporter - volunteer or donor - who can speak passionately about how C.N.I.B. changes lives. You are comfortable speaking in front of audiences, including seniors, corporate groups, students, community groups, and vision health professionals. This is very flexible, and may include weekdays, weekends and evenings, depending on the engagement. 
Benefits* Flexible Hours. 
* Interaction with community. 
* Resume builder.
ClientsC.N.I.B. clients and partners.
Dates and TimesWorking with Ambassador Assistant, you can sign up for Public Education Events or Create your own opportunity. Times and dates can be very flexible.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationThroughout the Hamilton Area
Number of PositionsAncaster: 2 individual(s) ; Dundas: 2 individual(s) ; Hamilton Central: 2 individual(s) ; Hamilton East: 2 individual(s) ; Hamilton Mountain: 2 individual(s) ; Hamilton West: 2 individual(s) ; Stoney Creek: 2 individual(s)
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Commitment LengthLong Term (more than 12 months) ; 1 year or on going if you wish.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Police CheckNot Required
Volunteer CategoriesPublic Relations
Skills/Experience* Good Interaction Skills. 
* Friendly. 
* Interest in Vision Health/Supports.
Additional RequirementsCooperation with Ambassador Assistant / Team Members.
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Organization NameCNIB, West Region, Hamilton Office
Address & Map
115 Parkdale Ave S
Hamilton, ON L8K 6K4
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Office Phone905-528-8555
Toll Free Phone1-888-275-5332
Toll free 1-855-251-4156