Communication Program Volunteer

Published

07/18/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

March of Dimes - Richmond Hill
13311 Yonge St.
Suite 202
Richmond Hill
ON

Canada

Description

Do you have an interest in having meaningful conversations on current events, music, food, art and much more?


What we offer

-A unique, fun and engaging experience

-Opportunities to participate in interesting conversations and activities in a safe and supportive environment

-Training in creative methods of communication and a variety of related topics


How you can help

Facilitate small group discussions with adults who have difficulty speaking, reading, listening or writing as a result of stroke, brain injury or brain illness


Requirements

-Good communication and interpersonal skills

-Genuine interest in having conversations

-Commitment of 3-4 hours a week for a minimum of 4 months

-Must be at least 18 years of age


Programs are held at the following locations:

Vaughan: Mackenzie Health (Jane/Rutherford) on Tuesdays

Maple Health Centre (Keele/McNaughton) on Wednesdays

Newmarket: Newmarket Health Centre on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Stouffville: Parkview Village on Thursdays

Peterborough: Northminster United Church on Thursdays

Whitby: Westminster United Church on Mondays and Fridays


We provide volunteers with complete training.

How To Apply

To volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator:

1-800-567-0315 Ext. 6266 or miqbal@marchofdimes.ca


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