Snow Angels Volunteer
(PIN - The People and Information Network, Snow Angels Program)
|Contact||Emily Vincent, Coordinator, PIN The People and Information Network; Phone: 519-822-1155; Fax: 519-822-1389; Email: snowangels@PINnetwork.ca|
|Duties||Volunteers shovel snow (including the accumulation of snow left at the end of driveways when the streets are plowed) following a heavy snowfall for senior and/or individuals living with a physical disability.|
|Sustainable Development Goals||Good Health and Well-Being|
|More Info Link||pinnetwork.ca/snow-angels/|
|Benefits||This is an opportunity to assist a senior (65 years or older) and/or a person with a physical disability. |
It is also a great way to give back to the community, build character and earn community service hours for high school graduation.
Enjoy fresh air and exercise!
|Clients||Residents of Guelph who are seniors (65 years or older) and/or have a physically disability and therefore unable to shovel. Eligible residents cannot afford to pay for snow removal and have no able bodied person living in the household able to shovel.|
|Ages||14 year(s) and up|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Senior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled|
|Skills/Experience||Confidentiality ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Volunteers must be physically able to shovel snow.|
|Commitment Length||Short Term (Up to 4 months) ; The commitment required is dependent on the number of significant snow events in a winter season. A commitment of one winter season is preferred. A volunteer must commit to clear snow at a minimum of one driveway, however a person can commit to more driveways if desired.|
|Interaction Level||Solitary ; It is not required for the volunteer to interact with the resident.|
|Dates and Times||Volunteers have 24 hours to clear the windrow following the end of a significant snowfall, defined by the City of Guelph to be 10 cm accumulation.|
|Location||City of Guelph|
|Number of Positions||Guelph: 100 individual(s) |
100 individual(s) needed in total.
We are in need of volunteers who reside in all neighbourhoods throughout the City of Guelph.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Orientation and training is provided by the Program Coordinator.|
|Transportation||PIN The People and Information Network will aim to match volunteers and residents within the same neighbourhood however, if the volunteer has a vehicle and is willing to travel we will consider a broader geographic area.|
|Police Check||Not Required|
|Additional Requirements||Shovels provided if required.|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/PINnetworkGW|
|Start Date||On or after 11 Jan 2021|
|End Date||31 Mar 2021|
|Display Until||31 Mar 2021|
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|Organization Name||PIN - The People and Information Network, Snow Angels Program|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-693-3318|
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