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Recreation Assistant - Ontario

Ideal for
Student Placements
Time Details

Dependent on the program. Daytime (morning or afternoon) for approximately two hours a week.


Toronto (GTA), Peel Region, York Region, Durham Region, Barrie, Simcoe/Muskoka, Sudbury, Thunder Bay,  Ottawa, Kingston. 

Location Details
Community Location
Position Description

The CNIB Foundation hosts a variety of recreation programs for people who are blind or partially sighted. Recreation assistants provide sighted assistance and support for a program. 

Volunteers assist with setup and teardown, work with group leads to track attendance, promote programs and connect with participants. 

    Qualities, Skills and Training
    • Minimum 18 years old 
    • Strong verbal communication skills 
    • Patient, friendly and empathetic 
    • Reliable, punctual, organized and able to work with minimal supervision 
    • Friendly, outgoing and you enjoy meeting new people  
    • Orientation, including learning about the CNIB Foundation
    • Sighted guide training provided 
    Position Commitment
    Short 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.