In-House Technician Assistant

Opportunity ID: 2171

Organization Details
Organization Name: Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
Address: 825 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1M5
Website: http://www.smd.mb.ca
Organizational Description: SMD is a family of organizations that are working together to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in Manitoba.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Provides support to the Technical/Electronics Department (Wheelchair Shop area):
- Repairs electronic parts, i.e joysticks, charger and others
- Assembles or dismantles basic power wheelchair
Skills Required: - Mechanical skills
- Electronic skills
- Good hand/eye coordination
- Knowledge working with hand tools
- Ability to lift and carry items up to 50 lbs
- Is able to interact with diverse working group
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Schedule may vary: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
How to Apply: Online: www.smd.mb.ca
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2017