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   About the Position

Impact Statement
We believe that to make change happen, we need to bring people, ideas and resources together in new and exciting combinations. Teamwork is fundamental to our success. We take bold, decisive action to move our mission forward and empower people impacted by blindness to find their courage, raise their voices and realize their dreams.

Vision Mates provide regular, one-to-one assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Matches are made with someone who lives close to your home, school or work. You visit once a week for a couple of hours to assist with tasks like reading, errands (like groceries and shopping), going for walks, and socializing.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 19+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Accessibility

Skill(s): Collaboration, Accountability, Empathy, Adaptability, Respect, Self-Motivation

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: CNIB provides orientation about CNIB, the people we help, vision loss, and
volunteering at CNIB, as well as training specific to the position.
Working Conditions: Matches are made with someone who lives close to your home, school or work. Visits are typically one or two hours a week in the person’s home or another suitable place on days and times that are convenient for the client and the volunteer (including evenings and weekends).
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months

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Ian Masterman
171 Queens Avenue London, N6A 5J7
Kitchener,Waterloo,Cambridge,Outside Waterloo Region
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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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