Organization Objective

Centre affiliated with the Faculty of Fine Arts of Concordia University applying creative arts therapies to promote growth and development for people with intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities.

Volunteer Job(s) and Description

Volunteers at the Centre are here as companions to our participants- adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Volunteers are needed to accompany groups of people with intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities to and from various buildings on campus, to socialize with participants in the morning before their groups, or at lunchtime, and to assist with transportation at the end of the day. There are also day-to-day tasks, fundraising and events that volunteers can become involved in.

Volunteer Requirements (language, special skills, etc.)

The group at the Centre is predominantly English speaking. Although experience with this population is great it is not a requirement.

Time Commitment

One shift a week on either Monday Wednesday or Friday.

The shifts are mornings 9-10; lunch timeĀ  11:30-1; afternoon 2:30-3.

  • Monday morning
  • Monday afternoon
  • Wednesday morning
  • Wednesday afternoon
  • Friday morning
  • Friday afternoon
Contact Information Poppy Baktis
514 848 8616
514 219 8927
poppy.baktis@concordia.ca
Website cahd.concordia.ca
Location

The Loyola campus of Concordia University – the TA Annex