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About the Position
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.

Advocates must be able to commit to volunteering at least 2 shifts per week.
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 and 12pm to 4pm. Flexible shifts.
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 Shannon
Phone (250) 383-4105
Address 948 View Street Victoria, V8V 3L5


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