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Summer Camp Volunteer (S.L.A.M.)   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region
Purpose: The position of Sunshine, Learning Achievement & More (S.L.A.M.) Program Volunteer supports the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region’s summer program for children and youth (ages 6 -10) with learning difficulties and/or AD(H)D. This program is designed to motivate and help children gain confidence and academic success in reading and writing as well as make social skills gains. Children spend half the day on engaging, hands-on literacy and social skills activities and the remaining half on recreational activities, sports and crafts. It is also designed to help volunteers gain knowledge and experience in working with children who experience difficulties learning essential academic and social skills. Therefore this position is responsible for assisting in the coordination, safety, delivery, evaluation and supervision of the S.L.A.M. Summer Program. 
 
Job Title: S.L.A.M. Program Volunteer 
Location: The S.L.A.M. program is conducted in St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and Welland during the months of July and August 2018. 
 
Key Responsibilities: 
• Assists the program head instructor and other instructors with the delivery of the Summer S.L.A.M. program;  
• Promotes safety of participants during all the program activities; 
• Motivates and encourage participants in achieving their goals; 
• Takes initiative when assisting staff and interacting with participants 
 
Reports to: Program Head Instructor and Program Coordinator 
 
Mandatory Activities:  
• Attending training session  
• Responsible for transportation to and from program locations 
• Must fill out time sheets 
• Reporting to Program Head Instructor and Program Coordinator
Friendly Visiting   Fort Erie  Grimsby / Lincoln / West Lincoln  Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake  Pelham / Welland  Port Colborne / Wainfleet  St Catharines / Thorold 
Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
All community in the Niagara Region
Visiting someone living with dementia in the community for 1 hour per week.
Brain Injury Community Re-Entry (Niagara) Inc
At various locations
Provide friendly visiting to individuals with an acquired brain injury; go out in the community together (for walks, coffee, movies, etc).