Accessible Technology Coach

(CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario)

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Position ID: V-OSH1267 Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 Last Full Update: 24 Apr 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactFilomena DiRuscio, Team Lead, Volunteer Engagement & Program Lead, Home-Based Support, CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario; Phone: 437-996-8487 * 905-430-7611; Fax: 905-430-7622; Email: Filomena.DiRuscio@cnib.ca
DutiesOne-to-one coaching and support to clients who use accessible technology like smart phones, smart home devices, video magnifiers, etc * receive training on new technology available for those with vision loss * demonstrate new technology to clients * assemble resources to help clients further explore their device’s capabilities at home * research and create accessible documents needed for group sessions, as resources for other clients and future sessions
More Info Linkwww.visionlossrehab.ca
BenefitsMake a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted; provide sighted assistance and companionship to a person in your community who is blind or partially sighted * develop or use experience and skills in client service * be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission
Ages18 year(s) - 60 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestLife Skills Support ; Support for Visual Impairments
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Translation & Languages ; Web & IT
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
One or two times a week for a period of up to 3 hours each session
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationAbilities Centre, 55 Gordon St, Suite 207A, Whitby,
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Whitby 
 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - CNIB services, vision loss challenges and volunteers at CNIB ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job - Supervisor is always present and available for ongoing support ; Agree to abide by CNIB’s Volunteer Code of Conduct, including policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, conflict of interest, and the prevention of workplace harassment and violence
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 May 2019
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsLevel 3 * long application form and interview, orientation, three character references, police vulnerable sector check * agree to abide by CNIB’s Volunteer Code of Conduct, including policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, conflict of interest, and the prevention of workplace harassment and violence
Agency Details
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Organization NameCNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Office Phone905-430-7611
Toll Free Phone1-800-563-0887
Fax905-430-7622
Websitewww.visionlossrehab.ca
Address & Map
Abilities Centre
55 Gordon St, Suite 207A
Whitby, ON L1N 0J2
 
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