You performed a search for: Areas of Interest: Special Needs / Differently Abled

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Activity Host   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Autism Home Base Durham Inc., Activities for Adults with Autism
Throughout Durham Region
Help to host an activity, participate in weekly peer to peer social and recreational activities for autistic adults and their care givers * arrive early to greet participants * register new families *distribute news for AHBD * participate in program and take pictures of sessions * audit program for member satisfaction and report concerns * contribute ideas and insights to season planning
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Muscular Dystrophy Canada - Ontario and Nunavut Regional Office
Heydenshore
Assist with set up of pop-up tents and registration booths * register participants as they arrive * assist with silent auction prizes
All Abilities One on One Soccer Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Pickering Soccer Club, Pickering Soccer Centre
Brock Ridge Community Park, Brock Rd and Finch Ave, Pickering
Play one-on-one with athletes and guide them through sessions * work with instructors and other volunteers, learn how to mentor * set up and take down equipment/stations * demonstrate soccer skills, physical skills and teamwork skills * help athletes to make friends and have a good time
Brain Wave Café - Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Locations in Whitby, Oshawa, Ajax, Port Perry, Bowmanville
Brain Wave Café programs are a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment for people with dementia and their care partners to socialize * offers a range of fun, educational, and engaging activities that encompass art, music, and games * led by qualified staff and supported by local volunteers, these regular social groups improve well-being and reduce isolation for entire families * friendships are often formed and people who attend leave the sessions feeling connected and renewed 
 
Provide support to the program coordinator, or the designated group leader * review content for each session to assist with delivering the daily program/agenda * answer questions about other Alzheimer’s Society programs * foster a safe and inviting environment for guests to share their experiences * engage with guests, listen to stories and experiences
Brain Wave Café - Program Lead   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Various in Durham Region
Lead or support a 90 minute, once a month, drop-in session for people with dementia and their care partners * plan the structured component of the session * use curriculum booklet as a guide, prepare a 30–40 minute activity while keeping in mind client expectations and needs * 30 minutes prior to session, set up and organize venue * actively engage all participants with an inclusive environment, and employ strategies for those who may have a difficult time connecting and conversing * transport required materials for the program, some items may be stored at the site * with the support of program volunteers, ensure the venue is clean and tidy at the end of each session * responsible for taking attendance, provide name tags, write a monthly summary, share report with ASDR
Minds in Motion - Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Various in Durham Region
Learn and demonstrate a variety of fitness movements and help to lead an 8 week course * two hours once a week (60 minutes physical recreation, 60 minutes social activity) * with supervision, give one on one support to participants * adapt movements based on the physical and cognitive abilities of participants * promote social interaction and participation * assist with preparations for the class * help prepare healthy refreshments * wipe down fitness equipment, tidy space, after each class 
 
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Pickering Village United Church (300 Church St Ajax) Monday in Ajax (1:15 pm-3:45 pm) Mar 25-May 13 
Bowmanville Older Adult Assoc. (26 Beech Ave, Bowmanville) Thursdays in Bowmanville (1:15 pm-3:45 pm) Apr 04-May 30 
Uxbridge Douglas Crossing (6 Douglas Rd, Uxbridge) Thursdays in Uxbridge (1:15 pm-3:45 pm ) March 28 - May 16 
Whitby Abilities Centre (55 Gordon St, Whitby) Wednesdays in Whitby (1:15 pm-3:45 pm) Mar 27-May 15
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CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Whitby Seniors Centre, 801 Brock St S, Whitby * OSSC, 43 John St W, Oshawa
Assist with Eyes Forward support group * help to gather information of interest and of use in daily living * lead discussion and promote sharing information and feelings in the group
Communication Program Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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March of Dimes Canada, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program
Westminster United Church, 1850 Rossland Rd E, Whitby
Facilitate small group discussions with adults who have difficulty speaking, reading, listening or writing as a result of stroke, brain injury or brain illness
Animal Caregiver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn
Groom * feed and care for animals * clean stables and stalls * lead small animals
Beyond the Farm Gate Ambassador   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
Various locations in Durham Region
Beyond the Farm Gate delivers educational, recreational and therapeutic programming * under supervision, organize and deliver activities * animal visits, wool demonstrations, curriculum based activities and more * visit schools, hospitals, seniors facilities, clubs and organizations within the Durham Region * attend outreach events for WindReach Farm as part of Beyond the Farm Gate
Community Participation Program/Work Experience Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn, ON
Help coordinator develop tasks * evaluate client success * assist with daily life skills * initial training of new individuals * promote client independence and socialization
Driver   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Brain Injury Association of Durham Region
Transport clients to medical or personal appointments * drives mostly in Durham Region but occasionally to Toronto or Peterborough health centres
Horse Leader and Side Walker   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
Windreach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn
Walk beside horse during lesson * groom, tack and untack horse * clean up after lesson
Stable Maintenance Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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WindReach Farm
WindReach Farm, Alexander J. Mitchell Equestrian Centre, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn
Under supervision feed horses * clean stalls, tack, saddle pads, blankets and water buckets daily * sweep stables and hay barn
Developmental Services Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group 1621 McEwen Drive, Unit 6 Whitby * trips in the community
Assist participants with a wide range of on site and in the community recreational activities * themed night events, art projects, physically active activities * opportunity to accompany the group on trips out in the community - hockey games, baseball * retreats and camping programs in the summer
Day Program Volunteer   Ajax  Durham Region  Pickering  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering and Whitby
Community Living Ajax-Pickering, Whitby, 177 Dowty Road, Ajax
Support activities in day services for adults with a developmental disability * support activities, outings and an individual at their volunteer placement * share your talents, interests and skills
Peer Mentor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Nova's Ark
Brooklin, Ontario
Interact with special needs individual and therapy animals * play games
Day Trip Assistant   Durham Region  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Various locations
Assist special needs person on/off event bus * participate in event * encourage young person to socialize at event
Recreation Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group 1621 McEwen Dr, Unit 6, Whitby * and trips, events in the community
Assist where needed at dances, movie nights, club nights, cabin retreats, day trips
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Community Living Oshawa Clarington
Oshawa or Clarington (Bowmanville)
Support adults with developmental disability by bringing your skills and talents to the Day Programs at The Clarington Project * cooking, baking and Hot Lunch Thursday * teach Zumba, tai chi, dance or organize walks or hikes for the Health and Wellness recreation program * creative art skills, wood working, pottery or jewelry making for the Art and Creative Expression * Life Skills sessions include money management, internet safety and job skill preparedness * participate in community visits, shopping or recreational activities * share your special skill or hobby with the people Community Living Oshawa Clarington supports
Puppy Raiser   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
Your home and community
Raise and care for a puppy in your home for 12-18 months * public outings with the puppy, daily long walks in all weather conditions * obedience and socialization * training, food, supplies and veterinary expenses provided
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Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St, Beaverton
Assist resident to and from service * encourage residents participation at service * help to serve refreshments
Craft and Social Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Kerry's Place Autism Services, Durham Resource Centre
Under supervision assist those aged 5 and over, participate in in-house events such as games, crafts and get-togethers * off site events such as day camp or community outings
Project Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Participation House Project, Durham Region
Clarington arenas - Garnet B. Rickert, South Courtice and Darlington Arena in Hampton
Assist clients with special needs run the concession stands at Clarington arenas * support and encourage the clients in this work * oversee making change and reinforce good money tracking habits
Friendly Visitor/Companion   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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March of Dimes Canada, Oshawa - Mary St, Supportive Housing
Mary St, Oshawa
Make friends with like-minded individual who wishes to socialize, take part in group activities or chat over coffee
Volunteer in Partners (VIP)   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Living Ajax-Pickering and Whitby
Various locations in Pickering, Ajax or Whitby
Suppport an adult with an intellectual disability to have a volunteer position in a community setting * work side by side with the individual to support inclusion and success at the volunteer location of their choice
Companion/Community Outing Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Christian Horizons, Central East District
Whitby
Develop friendship with a male resident * share interests * listen to music, play cards, watch or play sports * accompany on community outings
Skills-Building Coach   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Christian Horizons, Central East District
Oshawa
Instruct 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
Welcome Centre Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Grandview Children's Centre
Grandview Children's Centre , 600 Townline Rd.S. Oshawa
Welcome clients, families and visitors to the centre * courteously answer telephone inquiries and transfer calls to staff * observe strict confidentiality regarding client information * assist with a range of administrative tasks
Youth and Young Adult Friendly Visitor   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Community Living Durham North
Spend time with a young adult with intellectual disability * assist with their involvement in community activities
Ambassador   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Outfox Magazine
Ambassador for Outfox magazine, a small startup monthly publication for children on the autism spectrum * use in person opportunities and social media savvy to establish relationships with potential donors, supporters and subscribers
Recreation Event Volunteer   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Sunrise Youth Group
Sunrise Youth Group, 1621 McEwen Dr, Whitby * also events in the community
Assist staff with dances, bbq, sports, games night or weekend camping
Art Studio Day Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Precious Minds Support Services
Uxbridge Baptist Church, 231 Brock St, Uxbridge
Participate in weekly skill building, social, and creative activities for teens and young adults with developmental challenges
Choir Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
O'Neill CVI, 301 Simcoe St N, Oshawa * Taunton Mills, 3800 Brock St N, Whitby
Provide support to the recreation coordinator, or the designated choir leaders * help organize and manage the final choir/recital * review music and come prepared to sing along with participants * answer questions about other Alzheimer’s Society programs, as required * foster a safe and inviting environment for guests to share the experience * engage with guests, listen to stories and experiences * ensure participants find parking, assist guests to the music room

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