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Description:

The Paralympic Sports Association (PSA) provides meaningful opportunities that allow volunteers to share their skills and abilities while gaining new experiences and forming meaningful relationships. We work in an inclusive community to address barriers facing people of all ages with physical and/or cognitive disabilities by creating opportunities for social and recreational engagement. The PSA has a plethora of programs all year round offering everything from rock climbing to sledge hockey. Come join the fun!

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who embody our inclusive philosophy to volunteer for our floor hockey program.

Wheelchair floor hockey runs Monday evenings from 6:00pm-7:00pm at the ACT centre from September-May.


Qualifications:

This program does not require that you have certifications.

You do not need experience working with people with disabilities to qualify; as long as you have a positive attitude you will feel the satisfaction of impacting another person’s life through your time and effort.


Training:

You will receive a PSA volunteer orientation with the Program Coordinator and be trained by a current volunteer or the coach/instructor of the program when you begin.


Benefits:

-Leadership skills
-Experience working with people of all abilities
-Learning how to adapt certain activities for people of all abilities
-Receive awards for volunteer recognition
-Insurance coverage under the Paralympic Sports Association while participating at the program
-Reference letter based on commitment and enthusiasm




Duration: Seasonal
Faculty: All Faculties Public Health Rehabilitation Medicine
Location: Edmonton

Contact:

Name: Programs
Phone: 780-439-8687
Email: programs@parasports.net

Location:

ACT Centre gym
2909-113 Avenue
Edmonton , Alberta


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Phone

InfoLink Help:
780-492-4212


ONEcard Help:
780-492-7924

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
infolink@su.ualberta.ca

Hours

Fall/Winter
(Effective September 3, 2019)


InfoLink Desk at Student Life Central (Lower Level SUB)
SUB InfoLink Desk (main floor)
Monday to Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 17TH STUDENT LIFE CENTRAL IS CLOSING AT 4:00 PM


InfoLink ONEcard Service Centre (9104 HUB)
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm


CAB & SUB InfoLink Desk(s)
Monday to Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


InfoLink Desk at Student Connect/Admin Building
Monday & Tuesday
8:15am to 4:15pm
Wednesday
10:00am to 4:15pm
Thursday & Friday
8:15am to 4:15pm


InfoLink Desk at International Services Centre
Monday to Friday
8:30am - 4:30PM


Please note that CAB and SUB are subject to closure if our student staff are sick! If one location is temporarily closed, please visit us at any other location and we'll be happy to help!


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Address

InfoLink Main Office
0-81
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7