Volunteer

Join Our Volunteer Team

If you are looking for opportunities to give back to your community, meet new people or having the experience of playing with children with developmental disabilities -- volunteering with Ability4Good could be just what you are looking for.

Volunteer in our Calgary Group Programs!

What is the Purpose of the Group Programs?

  1. Provide children a safe environment to be a child.
  2. Support the social development of all participants.
  3. Create a caring community.
  4. Provide a break for parents and caregivers.

Volunteer Role Descriptions

Job Title:  Play Ambassador   

Report to:  Group Coordinator  

Date: Throughout 2019 & 2020

Job Summary 

Play Ambassadors will be healthy role-models for children in the Group programs. The volunteer’s goal is to provide support and enable the child to participate in recreational and social activities with peers. 

Key Responsibilities and Typical Duties 

Core Duties  

-Arrive at the start of the group programs in a timely manner

-Sign in and follow all safety guidelines

-Engage children in play and social activities

-Assist the staff with cleaning up at the end of the evening

-Have fun!

Qualifications  

  • Minimum age requirement of 16 years old. 
  • Two References
  • Availability from 5:30 pm to 8:15 pm one evening per week for 7 weeks.

Job Title:    Community Builder    

Report to:     Group Coordinator  

Date: Throughout 2019  

Job Summary 

Community Builders is a community building initiative. The volunteer will collaborate with staff to enhance the purpose and curriculum of group programs and participate in the implementation of the activities.  The purpose of the group programs are to create a healthy and supportive community for families with children with a range of disabilities.  

Key Responsibilities and Typical Duties 

Core Duties  

-Arrive at the start of the group programs in a timely manner

-Sign in and follow all safety guidelines

-Engage children in play and social activities

-Bring forward ideas to enhance the program with opportunities to implement them

-Assist the staff with clean-up

-Commitment to attend the 7 week program

Qualifications  

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years old. 
  • Current clear criminal record check and child and youth intervention check
  • Two References
  • Availability from 5:30 pm to 8:15 pm one evening per week for 7 weeks.

Ready to volunteer?