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The Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy (OFCP) is looking for volunteers in Brockville as part of their clothing pick-up for cerebral palsy (CP4CP) clothing drive in December to help raise funds for people with Cerebral Palsy in Ontario.

There will have a trailer parked at the Brockville Shopping Centre, 125 Stewart Blvd, accepting donations

Dates:  Monday, December 4 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

Hours: Donations will be accepted between 8 am and 6 pm.

Volunteers will be needed for any time frame within these hours.

Volunteer responsibilities:

8:00: Open trailer for donations

8:00 to 6:00 pm: Customer service, receive donations, place donations on back of trailer. Hand donor a thank you card (Provided by OFCP)

6:00 pm: Lock up trailer

For more information or to become a volunteer please Fred Schneider via email at Fred@cp4cp.ca or by phone at 613 876 2480

 

 


CNIB Canadian National Institute for the Blind

VIP (Visually Impaired People) HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

December 5, 2017

Help Needed.  Looking for 3 volunteers to assist with this holiday luncheon to approximately 30 attendees.

Time Committment - 11:00 am to 2 pm

Wall Street Church, 2nd Floor

Duties include setting up for lunch, serving beverages, plating and serving food, and after lunch clean up.

 

CONTACT: Tracy Holland

tracy.holland@cnib.ca

613-542-4975 X 5094

 


MS Society

Leeds Grenville Chapter

Sales persons needed!!

Do you enjoy special events or fundraising?

Christmas Cakes and Cookies Campaign on now for an 6 week period.  Can you help?

Just an hour or two would be wonderful.

Contact Margaret Loiselle at margaret.loiselle@ms.society.ca

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

"Last Night of the Proms"

We had a great time at "The Last Night of the Proms"

Huge Thank you to all our generous sponsors!

Casa-Dea Estates Winery

 GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=fSxFOaEhQZU

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW SHORT VIDEO

 

An Opportunity to learn more about the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

Contact the Volunteer Centre to see how you can obtain a subsidy to attend the workshop, and to have 1 year free access to the "Code Audit Tool"

info@volunteercentre.ca

1-800-926-0777 Ext 374

 

 

 

 

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Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Support Group Facilitator Needed 

Canadians Living with Parkinsons

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide education and support at monthly group meetings to persons with Parkinson’s, members of their families, and/or their caregivers in dealing with the challenges of living with the condition.  To encourage group members to share experiences, ideas and feelings, address challenges, develop supportive friendships and receive current information about Parkinson’s disease. 

Duties include:  facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
  • Comfort and ability to discuss issues regarding Parkinson’s
  • Active listening and communication skills
  • Sensitivity and compassion
  • Ability to model respect for diversity
  • Background in nursing, social work, physiotherapy, speech language pathology, and/or other medical aspect of Parkinson’s disease an asset

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • 3-5 hours per month, (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year
  • Training will be provided


Active seniors are welcome!  If you are interested in joining a team that makes a tremendous difference in the lives of Canadians living with Parkinson’s, please submit your résumé, quoting reference SG_Brockville/Prescott                                            at Margaux.wolfe@parkinson.ca  

 

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International Volunteer Day 2017

Tuesday December 5

“Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere.”

International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2017, celebrated worldwide on December 5, is a recognition of the positive solidarity of volunteers around the world who answer calls in times of crisis, helping save lives today and supporting those who want to continue living their lives with dignity tomorrow. #VolunteersActFirst

Volunteers are leading social change around the world. This special day promotes the work of volunteers at all levels, including local, national and international.

United Nations Volunteers founded International Volunteer Day in 1985.

The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau celebrates all our neighbours who volunteer locally and around the world on this day of recognition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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