|Contact||Mr David Wallis, Regional Cordinator Volunteer Services, Canadian National Institute for the Blind (C.N.I.B.); Phone: 905-528-8555 ext 5304; Fax: 905-527-9536; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|More Info Link||cnib.ca|
|Duties||Provide sighted assistance to a person who is blind or partially sighted in your neighbourhood. Your weekly visit can make a big difference! Activities may include reading, computer assistance, shopping, recreation assistance, community access, going for walks and friendly visiting.|
|Benefits||* Enjoyment of meeting and interaction with new people. |
* Sharing your sight with someone who is blind or partially sighted.
* Helping one maintain a higher level of independence with some support.
|Clients||Blind or partially sighted.|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Visits and assistance are determined between the client and volunteer. Time is generally flexible.
|Location||Various locations depending on the clients served.|
|Accessibility||Depends on client location and needs.|
|Number of Positions||Hamilton Central: 6 individual(s) ; Hamilton East: 6 individual(s) ; Hamilton Mountain: 10 individual(s) ; Hamilton West: 6 individual(s) ; Stoney Creek: 7 individual(s)|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Minimum Hours||1 / Week|
|Commitment Length||Short Term (less than 3 months) ; Medium Term (from 3 - 12 months) ; Long Term (more than 12 months) ; Depending on client needs, can be short or longer term.|
|Training||Training is provided|
|Transportation||On Bus Route|
|Cost||Police Record Check|
|Volunteer Categories||Assistant - Community & Family Services ; Befriending ; Disability Related Readings|
|Skills/Experience||* Good communication skills. |
* In some cases, interest in working with seniors.
|Additional Requirements||* Orientation |
* Training specific to role.
|[ Other Opportunities | Suggest New Opportunity ]|
|Organization Name||CNIB, West Region, Hamilton Office|
|Address & Map|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-275-5332|
Toll free 1-855-251-4156