Volunteer Opportunities

CA-Burnaby | CA-Vancouver
Req No.
2016-1103
Category
Volunteer Opportunities
Type
Volunteer
Head Office

Overview

 

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Be a Part of Our Team!


Strive is looking for energetic, dynamic and fun individuals to share their time and talent!

 

Reasons to Volunteer at Strive

  • To gain experience in the community and social services sector
  • To expand future job opportunities
  • To develop rewarding connections in your community
  • To develop and establish professional relationships
  • To network with professionals in the field
  • To gain leadership skills, grow professionally and personally
  • To make a difference in someone’s life
  • To be part of a team environment

Our History

 

Strive first opened its doors as Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society in 1988 in North Vancouver with the establishment of Windridge House, a residential home that had accommodations for three people with developmental disabilities. In October of 2014 we proudly became Strive Living Society. Today, Strive Living Society provides a range of residential and day program services to over 150 adults, youth, and children with acquired brain injuries, developmental, physical, and health care needs.

 

 

Responsibilities

Footprints Day Program is a diverse program in North Vancouver.  Our clients enjoy group outings in the community, or connect with support workers on site. Some of the programs offered include:

 

  • Educational development
  • Recreational activites
  • Social opportunities
  • Job readiness
  • Therapeutic services
  • Life skills training

Qualifications

We are looking for volunteers with a strong sense of community and a desire to help adults with developmental, cognitive or behavioural disabilities reach their goals. Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills, be good listeners, helpful and be eager to learn.

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