Position: 2 Youth Program Volunteers (Female Volunteer Needed)

Organization: Learning Disabilities Association Toronto District

  • Date Posted: 2020-01-08
  • Date Needed: 2020-01-01
  • City: Toronto
  • Location: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Primary Category: Working with Youth
  • Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)

Organization: Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto district

  • Date Posted: 2020-01-07
  • Date Needed: January, 2020-March 28, 2020
  • City: Toronto
  • Location: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Primary Category: Working with Youth with Learning
  • Disabilities/assistance position
  • Type of Position: Short term

Description & Details

Role as a volunteer:

YIELD (Youth Initiative & Excellence with Learning Disabilities) is a program provided through the LDATD that offers a free course to assist young people from ages 15 to 30 who are suffering from learning disabilities attain their academic and professional goals.

A female volunteer is needed who can deliver 1:1 support for a young person with learning disabilities. Commitment to the goal and system of the program is of utmost importance.

Volunteers are required on Saturdays 12:30pm-5:00pm each week from January 2019 until March 28, 2020. One of the program’s key components is that the volunteer will work with the participants every week.

Skills, Experience:

  • Knowledge of and experience with youth with learning disabilities, ADHD and Autism
  • Experience working with youth (15 to 30 years old) who have special needs
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English
  • Good listener, empathetic, non-judgmental, friendly, patient, gentle

Additional Information

  • Mandatory initial orientation to agency and programs
  • Training specific to the position will take place prior and during your volunteering
  • On-going communication with program staff
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Minimum hours per week: Saturdays 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Task/ requirements: Female volunteer, hearing, verbal communication, visual, reading and writing

Other Requirements: Applicants are required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Check (forms provided by CICC), Provide 2 references

How to Apply / Contact

Chantel Kim
YIELD Program Coordinator
Email: ckim@ldatd.on.ca

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