Volunteer & Employment Opportunities

Volunteer disability advocates work one-on-one with clients applying for Person with a Disability status through the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation.  Volunteer advocates may also work with their clients through the appeal process as their skills develop over time. There is an additional screening process for this position and volunteers must participate in a training program provided by TAPS.

*TAPS accepts ongoing applications for the position of Volunteer Disability Advocate. These application are collected though out the year and applicants will be contacted when the next training opportunity is scheduled. Training sessions typically take place 3 time per year. Please note that you will not receive an immediate response to your application.

Volunteer Disability Advocates must have organizational, writing, and analytical thinking skills.

Hours:
Variable

We always need people to work on our busy front desk, welcoming clients to the office and answering the phone. This is a great way to “get your feet wet” as you soon get a comprehensive feel for the work that TAPS does. This is a demanding job, one that is vitally important and valuable to our organization. No reception experience necessary. We train. Must have good communication skills, an ability to manage in a busy work environment, crisis management skills and a non-judgmental attitude.

Hours:
one 3½-hour shift per week