Volunteer - March of Dimes Canada - DesignAbility Program

(March of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto)

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Position ID: V-CWD0395 Last Modified: 04 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 22 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsMarch of Dimes DesignAbility® program offers custom-built solutio​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ns and modifications to the everyday challenges that can be faced by people living with mobility issues. At no charge except for the expense of building materials, DesignAbility volunteers work with individuals and families to craft creative, custom solutions that help people with mobility issues overcome barriers to work, play, personal hygiene and other daily activities.
ContactKatherine Young, Community Coordinator, March of Dimes - DesignAbility program; Phone: 416-425-3463 ext 7317 * 1-800-263-3463 ext 7317 * 416-487-0002; Fax: 416-425-1920; Email: kyoung@marchofdimes.ca
DutiesLooking for handy, innovative, creative volunteers to create, modify and design to remove barriers for people living with physical disabilities.
More Info Linkhttps://www.marchofdimes.ca/EN/programs/Designability/Pages/Designability.aspx
BenefitsHelping people in your community live more independently
ClientsPhysically disabled, children, adults, seniors.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBuilding & Construction ; Carpentry & Woodwork ; General Trade-Related ; Maintenance / Repair
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Skilled Labour
Commitment Lengthminimum 6 months
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and Timestimes is subjective and depends on project requests
SeasonsYear Round
LocationBarrie, Midland, Innisfil
Number of PositionsBarrie: 1 individual(s) ; Innisfil: 1 individual(s) ; Midland: 1 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - some 3 D Printing training may be provided ; and monthly meetings - except in the summer months
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameMarch of Dimes Canada, Head Office - Toronto
Office Phone416-425-3463
Toll Free Phone1-800-263-3463 * Assistive Devices Program, Intake Centre: 1-866-765-7237 * Home and Vehicle Modification Program: 1-877-369-4867
Address & Map
10 Overlea Blvd
Toronto, ON M4H 1A4