Fabricator, DesignAbility - March of Dimes Canada

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Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
March of Dimes Canada
  • Carpentry / Skilled Trades
  • Design / Graphics
  • Professional Services
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
  • Ontario - Peel Region - Mississauga
  • Ontario - Hamilton Area - Hamilton
  • Ontario - Niagara Region - Niagara
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area - Ottawa
2019-01-232019-04-16

March of Dimes Canada is seeking volunteers!

The DesignAbility Program connects individuals in need with volunteers to offer custom built solutions and modifications to the everyday challenges that can be faced by people living with disabilities.  The program has various chapters throughout Ontario.

DesignAbility has an exciting opportunity for creative, handy individuals looking for an opportunity to use their skills. MODC is currently seeking volunteer Fabricators for the program. The Fabricator takes the lead on the creative process of designing and building the custom solution requested by the client. The Fabricator is expected to attend monthly Chapter meetings to obtain projects for the program. The Fabricator is also responsible for meeting with the client to gather important data such as measurements and dimensions, as well as the entirety of the construction of the project requested. Additional follow-up and modifications may be required.

Commitment:

  • This position requires a minimum commitment of 3 months. Monthly time commitments will vary based on program needs and volunteer availability.

Location: Location will vary based on active projects and program needs.

Experience required or preferred:

  • Experience with project design (preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience of fabricating with at least one or more materials such as wood, metal, or plastic (preferred)
  • Previous volunteer experience (preferred)
  • Experience in customer service (preferred)
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities (preferred)

Skills and qualifications required or preferred:

  • 18 years of age or older (required)
  • Strong design skills (required)
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills (preferred)
  • Access to necessary tools and sufficient workspace (required)
  • Self-directed; able to work independently (required)
  • Able to follow direction (required)
  • Access to a vehicle to deliver project to client (required)
  • Reliable, respectful, empathetic, and polite (required)
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude (required)

Benefits:

  • Gain experience working with people with disabilities
  • Strengthen your interpersonal and communication skills
  • Broaden your professional and social networks
  • Opportunity to have a positive impact on those who have been affected by a disability
  • Participate as a valued volunteer of March of Dimes Canada

If you are interested in joining our DesignAbility team, please contact volunteer@marchofdimes.ca with “DesignAbility Fabricator” and your desired location in the subject line for more information.

                                                                                                                   

March of Dimes Canada’s mission is to maximize the independence, personal empowerment and community participation of people with physical disabilities. To this end March of Dimes Canada provides a wide range of services to people with physical disabilities throughout the country. To learn more about March of Dimes Canada please visit www.marchofdimes.ca.

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