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Position #: 2082
OrganizationSilver Threads Service
Position: Arts and Crafts Assistant - Knitting, Crocheting & Crafts Drop-In
Location: 2340 Richmond Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Mission
Silver Threads Service is a charitable, not-for-profit society that enhances social connections and well-being for seniors. We do this by providing programs and services that are accessible to all.
Vision
Seniors in Greater Victoria are engaged and supported, enhancing their quality of life.
Description: Assist Seniors who have vision or other challenges/barriers with self-directed knitting & crocheting projects during our Friday Knitting/Crafting & Craft drop-in. Assist in occasional office support jobs as available.

Can you knit and crochet? Do you have patience and would be willing to work with participants to read out patterns, assist with knitting & crochet planning, problem-solving and gathering supplies as necessary.

Are you a good listener and have respect for others, helping when requested and giving space to allow a person to shine in their abilities. Do you have good verbal communication and able to help vision-challenged participants get around the facility when help is requested?

If interested, and you can commit to the minimum time-frame, please contact jenjakobsen@silverthreads.ca
Training Details: Training and orientation provided by Silver Threads staff.
Working Conditions: Indoors, very light lifting.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Fridays 9:00am-12:00pm or 9:30-11:30
Age: 1+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Office Work, Senior Services
Skill(s): Collaboration, Problem Solving, Empathy, Respect, Counting, Creating
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.silverthreads.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Anne Nelson
Phone: 250 382-3151
Address: 2340 Richmond Rd. Victoria, V8R 4R9

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