General Volunteer

(Pathways Abilities Society)

Position ID: V-KNA0021 Last Modified: 15 May 2017 Last Full Update: 15 May 2017
Opportunity Details
For More InformationAlaina Reiswig, Activity Supervisor, Pathways Abilities Society; Phone: 778-477-5543
Link to Application FormApply to contact above
Websitewww.PathwaysKelowna.ca
DescriptionPathways Abilities Society is actively looking for volunteers to get involved in the lives of people with developmental disabilities.  
 
Too often people live in isolation and do not have non-disabled friends to hangout with. We are looking for volunteers to help fill this void; people willing to listen and simply be a friend.  
 
We are also looking for volunteers who will support individuals who desire to join in volunteer activities in our community for other Not for Profit organizations.
BenefitsYour efforts will help individuals in many areas of their lives. This includes helping the person feel good about who they are and building social and physical skills. These are invaluable attributes that many of us take for granted.
Skills/Experience- Interact positively with adults with developmental disabilities. 
- Solid philosophical belief in community inclusion. 
- Work cooperatively and effectively with or without direct supervision. 
- Communicate professionally and effectively. 
- Adhere to agency policies and procedures. 
- Safely assist individuals.
Minimum Age of Volunteer19 year(s) and up
Police CheckRequired
Areas of InterestCompanionship ; Conversation Partner ; Developmental Disabilities ; Friendly Telephoning ; Recreational Activities ; Special Needs Clients
Location555 Fuller Ave, and out in the community.
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Organization NamePathways Abilities Society
Address & Map
123 Franklyn Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6A9
 
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Office PhoneAdministrative Office: 250.763.4837
Fax250.763.4488
E-Mailed@pathwayskelowna.ca
Websitewww.pathwayskelowna.ca