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Child and Youth Program Assistant - GTA

Ideal for
Student Placements
Time Details
  • Ideally available evenings and/or weekends
  • Flexible time commitment as activities are planned

Toronto (GTA), Peel Region, York Region, Durham Region 

Position Description

To assist in the planning and implementation of fun and dynamic programs for children and youth, changing what it means to be blind today. Responsibilities:

  • Assist program lead to plan and organize fun, interactive activities and events for children with sight loss and their families
  • Assist with shopping for necessary program materials/resources
  • Encourage participants to interact and socialize during group events
  • On the day of the event, assist with room setup, refreshments and other resources, as well as help with clean-up after the activities
  • Track participant attendance
  • Complete reminder and follow-up phone calls to participants
  • Track volunteer hours
Benefit of position

In this position, you will assist staff and other volunteers to plan and oversee fun and interactive events for children and youth with sight loss and their families.

Qualities, Skills and Training

You will enjoy this position if you:

  • Are outgoing and friendly
  • Are flexible
  • Are patient and empathetic
  • Are creative
  • Enjoy new challenges
  • Enjoy meeting and interacting with others

As part of the application process you will:

  • Complete CNIB application form and attend interview
  • Provide references
  • Provide Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
Position Commitment
Long Term
Application and contact information

If you are interested in this position, you can apply to join our team today by using our online application form.