Community Engagement Mentor

(Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby)

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Position ID: V-OSH0249 Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022 Last Full Update: 04 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactSharon Burgess, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Community Living Ajax-Pickering and Whitby; Phone: 905-999-6732; Email:
DutiesMentor an adult with an intellectual disability to get engaged in the community * together you can join a class or group or even volunteer together. 
*During the pandemic, we are using the Zoom platform for people to meet up to chat, play games or share music.
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BenefitsMake new friends * change people's lives * build contacts * pay it forward * volunteering can be very rewarding and fulfilling.
ClientsAdults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesTimes are flexible and can be tailored to each person.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 Dec 2022
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTwo References * Fully Vaccinated for Covid 19 * Vulnerable Sector Police Check
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 04 Jan 2022
End Date31 Dec 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Office Phone905-427-3300
Address & Map
Administrative Office; 36 Emperor St
Ajax, ON
Canada L1S 1M7
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