(Positive Living Niagara)

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Position ID: V-NIA1078 Last Modified: 02 Feb 2018 Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactVal-Ann Stepanchuk, Coordinator of Volunteers, Positive Living Niagara; Phone: 905-984-8684; Fax: 905-988-1921; Email:
DutiesKnitting or crocheting red scarves for our special awareness event called The Red Scarf Campaign. We are aiming for 500 scarves for this event. We put information about Positive Living Niagara and HIV on a tag and attach it to the scarves. The scarves are then hung in the city streets for people to take. We can supply yarn for this or will gladly accept donations. Ideal size of the scarves is 6 inches wide by 60 inches long.
BenefitsSupplies a new purpose for your fabulous knitting or crocheting skills!  
Help your community learn about Positive Living Niagara and what we can do for them. 
Help your community learn about HIV and AIDS.
ClientsOur clients are HIV positive and we support, educate, help break isolation, drive to medical appointments and more. Positive Living Niagara also has a Harm Reduction program called StreetWorks.
Ages12 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Fashion / Needlecraft
Skills/ExperienceCreativity - Make any kind of red scarf, any pattern. 6" wide by 60" long. ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently - Knit or crochet with friends or at home with the TV.
Commitment LengthLong Term - We accept red scarves all year long.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Family Volunteering
Dates and TimesPlease knit for us any time that suits you. If you are a night hawk, then all night long!
SeasonsYear Round ; We seek knitters and scarves all year long and then use them during the last week of November each year.
AccessibilityNot Applicable ; We can drop off and pick up scarves and yarn.
Number of PositionsNiagara Region 
Knitters and scarves can come from anywhere if you can get them to us!
CostCost of yarn, if you should choose to donate the scarves or yarn.
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 29 Jan 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NamePositive Living Niagara
Office Phone905-984-8684 ; StreetWorks Outreach Van 905-328-6715
Toll Free Phone905 Exchange Only 1-800-773-9843
FaxMain Office 905-988-1921
Address & Map
120 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z3
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