Virtual Event Volunteer: Session Facilitator

(CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH0479
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 15 Aug 2022

Opportunity Details: Virtual Event Volunteer: Session Facilitator

Contact Cassandra Chettle, Specialist, Volunteer Engagement & Strategic Projects, The CNIB Foundation; Email:

To provide day-of-event virtual support to participants and speakers during CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference welcome and introduce session speakers, presenters and panelists at CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference   support speakers conducting Q&A sessions   session timekeeper   summarize and communicate key themes and trends that the group has proposed  * support the presenter to effectively create closure.

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Benefits Making a difference as part of a dedicated and passionate staff/volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission * appreciation from conference participants * developing and using existing experience and skills in communication, time management and accessible technology * confirmation of hours upon request.
Ages 14 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Anyone
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Support for Visual Impairments ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Team Work ; Public Speaking* Facilitation / Moderation * Timekeeping * Q&A * Assistive Technology * Energetic personality * effective communication skills * remains patient and impartial during the virtual conference session(s).
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event
Interaction Level Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 3 (Total)
Dates and Times French Event: Tuesday, October 18, 2022. English Event: Tuesday, October 25, 2022.
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Virtual
Number of Positions Durham Region 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided - Training specific to the virtual event and platform will provided prior to the conference ; Supervision: Group Leader or Supervisor will be available at all times.
Application Deadline 30 Sep 2022
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements Please complete volunteer application form here: 
Do not offer advice or recommendations on treatment, health care professionals, or any medical information * do not share personal information with conference participants. 
Agree to abide by CNIB’s Volunteer Code of Conduct, including policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, conflict of interest, and the prevention of workplace harassment and violence. 
Preliminary Screening: Level 1: a) Signed position description b) Agreement to task/time.
Start Date On or before 25 Oct 2022

Agency Details: CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario, Durham Region

Office Phone 905-430-7611
Toll Free Phone 1-800-563-0887
Fax 905-430-7622
Address & Map
Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon St
Suite 207A
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 0J2
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Mailing Address Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon St 
Suite 207A 
Whitby, ON 
Canada L1N 0J2

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