|Contact||Ms Dorothy Payne, Family Coordinator, Extend-A-Family; Phone: 905-383-2885; Fax: 905-383-2167; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|More Info Link||extendafamilyhamilton.synthasite.com|
|Duties||Be a "Buddy" to a special needs child. Through outings in the community you can befriend a child who has a physical, developmental or behavioural problem. Mentor a child who needs a friend.|
|Benefits||* Enrichment through socialization with a special needs child and their family. |
* Increased self esteem.
|Clients||Children between the ages of 8 and 17 who face the challenges of physical, developmental or behavioural problems and their families.|
|Dates and Times||* Flexible hours on weekdays and weeknights. |
* Minimum 8 hours per month.
|Location||293 Wellington Street North, Suite 127, at Barton Street, Hamilton|
|Number of Positions||Hamilton Central: 20 individual(s) ; Hamilton East: 10 individual(s) ; Hamilton Mountain: 10 individual(s) ; Hamilton West: 5 individual(s) ; Stoney Creek: 5 individual(s) |
50 individual(s) needed in total.
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Minimum Hours||8 / Month|
|Commitment Length||Long Term (more than 12 months)|
|Training||Ongoing support provided by staff.|
|Transportation||On Bus Route - On the 2 Barton bus route.|
|Volunteer Categories||Befriending ; Companionship|
|Skills/Experience||Life experience that includes individuals with special needs would be helpful, but not required.|
|Additional Requirements||* Volunteers must have a clear criminal record, provide character references and be responsible and committed. |
* Clear drivers abstract if applicable.
|Liability Insurance||Not Available|
|[ Other Opportunities | Suggest New Opportunity ]|
|Organization Name||Hamilton and District Extend A Family|
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