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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a volunteer?

Filling out our on-line application is the quickest way to get started!

 

I don’t know very much about CNIB and what you do. Can I still volunteer?

Absolutely. All of our volunteers complete orientation and training sessions!

 

I’m in high school. Can I volunteer?

If you’re 14 or older, yes!

 

Do I need to get a police record check?

It depends on the position you apply for. Any position that includes contact with clients or confidential CNIB information will require a police record check.

 

Do I have to make a weekly commitment?

It depends on the position, we also have monthly and occasional commitment opportunities.

 

Do I have to make a long-term commitment?

As well as long-term commitments there are also special events and short-term projects!

 

There’s no CNIB office in my community. Can I still volunteer?

We have many volunteer positions that engage volunteers in their own communities, even if there’s no CNIB office, like Ambassadors, Vision Mates, and Peer Support Groups.