Care Giver

(Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society)

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Position ID: V-NLD0182 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 18 Apr 2007
Opportunity Details
ContactDiane News, Director, Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society; Phone: 905-342-5550; 905-342-2247; Email:
DutiesThe volunteer will act as a buddy to children afflicted with Angelman's Syndrome. There will be some babysitting, fund raising, and assistance given to families.
BenefitsCosts incurred by volunteer will be repaid in full.
ClientsFamilies and children that are afflicted by Angelmans Syndrome.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Games ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceThe volunteer must have First Aid and CPR certification. They must exhibit patience, kindness, understanding, and have a few teaching abilities.
Minimum Hours15 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Number of PositionsBrighton: 2 individual(s) ; Campbellcroft: 2 individual(s) ; Campbellford: 2 individual(s) ; Castleton: 2 individual(s) ; Centreton: 2 individual(s) ; Cobourg: 2 individual(s) ; Colborne: 2 individual(s) ; Garden Hill: 2 individual(s) ; Grafton: 2 individual(s) ; Port Hope: 2 individual(s) ; Trent Hills: 2 individual(s) ; Warkworth: 2 individual(s)
TrainingBefore a volunteer can be successfully placed, they must complete a 10 hour training program. Once placed, the volunteer will receive additional training on the job.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 26 Jan 2006
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Angelman Syndrome Society
Address & Map
Edmonton, AB
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Mailing AddressNamo Centre; PO Box 31092 
Edmonton, AB 
Canada T5Z 3P3