Communication Program Volunteer

(March of Dimes Canada, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program)

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Position ID: V-OSH1210 Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 24 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMaryam Iqbal, Volunteer Coordinator, March of Dimes Canada; Phone: 1-800-567-0315 ext 6266 * 647-223-4960; Email:
DutiesFacilitate small group discussions with adults who have difficulty speaking, reading, listening or writing as a result of stroke, brain injury or brain illness
BenefitsAn engaging experience for both volunteer and client * gain experience in creative communication methods and related topics
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestSpecial Needs / Differently Abled ; Speech & Hearing Support ; Support Group Facilitation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sincere interest in having conversation with clients
Commitment LengthShort Term - minimum of 4 months
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWestminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd E, Whitby
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Whitby 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Agency Details
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Organization NameMarch of Dimes Canada, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Office Phone905-773-7758 ext 6272
Toll Free Phone1-800-567-0315 ext 6272
Address & Map
13311 Yonge St, Ste 202
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3L6
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