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Are you looking to make a meaningful impact in your community? Join the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) as a Vision Mate Volunteer and provide invaluable assistance and companionship to an individual who is blind or partially sighted.
Vision Mates Volunteers provide regular, one-to-one assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Matches are made with someone who lives close to your home, school, or work. You visit once a week for a couple of hours to assist with tasks like reading, errands (like groceries and shopping), going for walks, and socializing.
Responsibilities & Tasks:
• Regularly visit a client in his/her home or other suitable environment at a mutually convenient time
• Activities are determined by client needs and are mutually agreed upon.
• Approved activities are: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings, and friendly visiting.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the CNIB Volunteer interest form below or Contact Sanduni Kandegedarage
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