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High School Students - Have you completed your 40 hours of Community Involvement yet? Indoors, outdoors, weekends, after-school - we can help!

Boxes of Hearts Volunteer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Boxes of Hearts Volunteer
Date Posted: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Organization Name: Community of Hearts
Organization Contact: Ariel Haines
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: You will gain experience in supporting adults with developmental disabilities, leading programming, give back to your community and help Guelph become a more inclusive place.
Type of Organization: Adult Service
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Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Volunteers will be supporting Boxes of Hearts participants with the tasks they are required to complete during their shift (making, packaging and selling candy products)
Sample Tasks: -Assisting participants with dipping products in chocolate
-Assisting participants with packaging products
-Assisting participants with clean up tasks (dishes, mopping, sweeping, etc)
-Assisting participants with selling handmade products in the community with our vendor cart (explaining the program, making change, etc)
-Attend markets and events in the community to provide support
Dates & Times:
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, December 31, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Retail Services
Skills / Experience: -Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities (preferred)
-Kind and Respectful
-See the importance of accessible and inclusive programming
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