Monday, April 18, 2016

Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind (RCMDB) Volunteer Drivers needed!

Organizational Description:
The Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind (RCMDB) is a non-profit organization that provides services for adults who have various degrees of vision and hearing loss.

Description of Duties:
RCMDB is looking for volunteer drivers to go with Deaf-Blind individuals in your own vehicle to their appointments and then pick them up to return home. Volunteers will be working one on one with a Deaf-Blind individual. Cross Cultural training will be provided by RCMDB.

Skills Gained:
This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in pro-tactile communication skills. Utilize existing skills, gain valuable career-related experience, make a profound difference in the life of one individual and contribute to strengthen your community.

Skills Required:
The volunteer will assist with mobility guiding, transportation, and environmental orientation. Trust and commitment are an important part of volunteering.

Interested volunteers, please contact Angela Mayen at to obtain further information and opportunities for training. All volunteer drivers must have a good driving record, a safe non smoking vehicle and provide both a drivers abstract and a criminal record check. Parking and mileage can be logged and kept for reimbursement.