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HAPPY 2018 !

 

                        

7th Annual

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Leeds Grenville 2018

 

 

March 2, 2018

Thousand Islands Secondary School

 


 

 GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
 

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

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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

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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New Volunteer Opportunity

Mentorship Opportunity with ROOTS TO WINGS

Contact Kira Merritt at kira@eecentre.com

 


 

 



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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