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Position: 2670 - Fashion Coordinator
Organization: CNIB Foundation
Position Address: CNIB Mississauga Office: Unit 300, 50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
The role of 'Fashion Coordinator' features the following activities:
- Facilitate workshops for youth who have sight loss on how to build a wardrobe
- Instruct techniques for identifying body types and styles to suit each one
- Running workshops on dressing for success, dressing for formal occasions and proms
- Makeup sessions (if applicable)

PLEASE APPLY at the earliest opportunity (by no later than January 3, 2020). If you have created a 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, you can 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' to gain immediate access to the 'CNIB Volunteer Interest Form' (online application) for this and other 'positions'. Complete it and 'click' Submit. You also will be put on the CNIB list of applicants for this 'position'.

Celebrating 100 years in 2018, the CNIB Foundation is a high profile. non-profit organization driven to change what it is to be blind today.

We deliver innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion. Our work as a blind foundation is powered by a network of volunteers, donors and partners from coast to coast to coast.

Our 'Fashion Coordinator' volunteers will have a unique opportunity to facilitate makeup and fashion workshops for youth with sight loss.

+ Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted; provide sighted assistance to a person in your community who is blind or partially sighted
+ Exposure to the abilities of the vision loss community and will be able to impart knowledge that will enhance the lives of youth with skills taught to foster confidence building and self-expression
+ Be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB's mission

Position Qualifications
● Students from a fashion program or part of the fashion industry who have the necessary knowledge to teach fashion coordination to novices or for those who want to expand on knowledge of trends and style
● Person must have knowledge of fashion or professional experience
● Patient, empathetic and friendly
● Excellent communication skills
● Able to commit for 2 hours once a week over a 8 week period (preferred engagement of at least 6 months)

Min Age: 18    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Due Date:2020-01-03
Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon
The fashion coordination program will run for 8 weeks, once a week for 2 hours.

CNIB is Canada's primary source of support for people who are blind or partially sighted to have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

Our volunteers will have the necessary sensitivity training and sighted guide training to work with youth with vision loss.

Area(s) of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Education & Learning, Youth Programs, Fashion Design, Graphic/Web Design, Life Skills & Accessibility, Program Coordination, Literacy, Research/Evaluation, Volunteer Coordination, Youth Mentorship, Newcomer Support
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