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Position #: 734
OrganizationAction Committee of People with Disabilities
Position: Volunteer Advocacy Program - Advocacy Program
Location: 948 View Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Promotes awareness, acceptance and understanding of the issues and problems facing people with disabilities. Activities include public advocacy and individual advocacy.
We are a not-for-profit society committed to advocating for the empowerment, social inclusion, and economic equity for People with Disabilities. Everyone is welcome. Share your story. Be heard.
Description: ACPD’s advocacy program will allow you to:
• Assisting clients in completing written and online applications, such as Canada Pension Plan Disability, Persons with Disabilities Designation, Persons with Multiple Barriers to Employment, and various health related benefits.
• Educating clients as to resources in the community available to them, referring them to other organizations as appropriate.
• Liaising and networking with government bodies (such as the Ministry of Social Development and Innovation) and non-profit organizations within the Victoria community.
• Researching, organizing, and developing arguments for appeals in the income assistance process.
Training Details: Orientation to position, supervision and on-going training provided by ACPD.
Working Conditions: Flexible office setting.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm. Flexible shifts. Mornings.
Age: 19+
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
Area(s) of Interest: Counselling/Conflict, Health Care/Emergency, Housing
Skill(s): Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Continuous Learning
How to Apply
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Contact: Helena
Phone: (250) 383-4105
Address: 948 View Street Victoria, V8V 3L5

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