Volunteer Driver and Sighted Guide

Overview

Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, Toronto Chapter

Locaton

Toronto

Availability

Wed - Sat

Flexible hours

Commitment

6 - 12 months

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Individual

Sector

Community & Care

Adult (18+)

Development

Skills you would develop

  • Accesible customer service

  • Time management

  • Sigthed guide

  • Organizational skills

  • Driving

Ideal for

  • University/college students

  • Professionals

  • Retirees

  • Families

Contact

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Minette Samaroo

(437) 999-3839

Locaton

29 Bimini Crescent, North York, ON M3N 1S1, Canada

About the position

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians Toronto Chapter is seeking a volunteer who has access to a vehicle and can assist with essential shopping as a sighted guide for people with visual impairment. 


Interested applicants should be willing to support and have knowledge in assisting people with disabilities. 


Accessibility training will also be provided to successful candidates.

Requirements

Skills and experience:


  • Have excellent time-management and organizational skills

  • Possess a valid drivers licence

  • Be compassionate

  • Be patient

  • Have knowledge of working with people with visual impairment



Availability:


  • Approximately 3-4 hours per week

About the organization

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), is a grassroots peer support advocacy organization of the blind, deaf blind and partially sighted, and has been advocating for our rights and equal access since 1992. We raise awareness through public education and government consultations on election, transportation, education and communication access issues. 


We advise on equity and inclusion when new programs, policies and systems are developed.

Impact

Volunteers working in this position will truly make a meaningful impact for the visual impaired community.

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