Volunteer Mentor for people with disabilities

Position title
Volunteer Mentor for the Disabled
Volunteer or Employment?
Volunteer
Employer name
ConnecTra Society
Employer email address
#318- 425 Carrall St, Vancouver
Number of positions available
40
Organization
ConnecTra
Organization website
www.connectra.org
Job/volunteer posting URL
http://connectra.org/employment-support-project.html
Job description
VOLUNTEER MENTORS ARE NEEDED!
ConnecTra Society has a new research program, Employment Mentorship Support Project, in partnership with University of British Columbia’s Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science.
ConnecTra is seeking volunteer mentors to support individuals with physical disabilities in pursuit of employment, training, education, volunteering, recreation and increased social involvement.
Typical support includes researching community resources, job searches, and registration of participants at their local Work BC Employment Services Centre.
Volunteer Mentors will need to have previous employment experience, clear a criminal record check for vulnerable adults, and commit to volunteering over an eight-month period.
Attendance at a day-long volunteer orientation is required: Saturday, Nov 19 from 9:30 – 4 p.m. in Multi-Purpose Room No. 3 of Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver. Located near Olympic Village and Main Street Science World Stations.
Hours/time commitment
Approximately 1/2 day a week for 8 months
How to apply
Online at: http://connectra.org/volunteer-with-the-employment-support-project.html
Contact: DAVID PARKE at dppowder@gmail.com and 604-839-0557
Posting expiration date
2018