Boxes of Hearts Volunteer

(Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE2882 Last Modified: 07 Sep 2018 Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementTeach job skills to adults with special needs
ContactJerushia Allin, Program Manager, Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Center; Phone: (519) 826-9056; Email:
DutiesCome help adults, with special needs, learn job skills to help transition the participants into the workforce and maintain employment. At Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre, Boxes of Hearts is a social enterprise that runs Tuesday evenings (4:00-6:00) and Saturday mornings (10:30-12:20). Our team makes and sells homemade dog biscuits within the community. Volunteers are needed to assist our workers with production and packaging. 
Benefits-gain experience with working with adults with special needs as well as with a Social Enterprise in a non-profit organization
ClientsAdults with Special Needs
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon (4:00 - 6:00 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am - 12:30 pm)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location55 Wyndham Street North Suite T28, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7T8
Number of PositionsGuelph 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check required at no cost
Start DateOn or after 11 Sep 2018
End Date22 Dec 2018
Display Until28 Jun 2019
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Organization NameCommunity of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Mall
55 Wyndham St N, Unit T28
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
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Mailing Addressc/o Administration