Skills-Building Coach

(Christian Horizons, Central East District)

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Position ID: V-OSH0223 Last Modified: 24 Jun 2019 Last Full Update: 24 Jun 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Crilly-Glover, Volunteer Coordinator, Christian Horizons - Central East District; Phone: 705-741-1977 ext 230; Fax: 705-745-7529; Email:
DutiesInstruct clients on life skills * sew, cook, shop, budget * safety skills * music, art * computers * mentor social awareness skills * develop trust * accompany into community to engage in social activities
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BenefitsOpportunity for personal growth and expand on existing skills
ClientsSupport people who experience disabilities
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Life Skills Support ; Music & Performing Arts ; Photography ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Looking for a volunteer willing and able to teach a class at the community supports location in Oshawa * the goal is to help the people we support develop skills that will enhance their lives in fun and in practical ways
Commitment Length1-2 hours per week, for 3-6 month intervals (each season)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Community Supports Centre runs from 8 am-4 pm, volunteer would come to teach between those hours
SeasonsYear Round ; Programs will relate to spring/summer or fall/winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Call for details
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Oshawa: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - In-house and online training provided ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsComplete application and two references, email * interview * 18+ Vulnerable Sector police check
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameChristian Horizons, Central East District
Office PhonePeterborough office 705-741-1977
Address & Map
1421 Landsdowne St W, Unit B
Peterborough, ON K9J 7M3
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