SLYP-OUT Program

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Date Posted November 7, 2023
Expiry Date of Posting November 5, 2023
Organization Name SaskAbilities
Contact Name Summer Fun
Mailing Address 1410 Kilburn Avenue
City Saskatoon
Postal Code S7M 2C2
Phone Number 306-717-5495
Fax Number
Email Address summerfun.saskatoon@saskabilities.ca
Web Site https://www.saskabilities.ca/
Position Title SLYP-OUT Program
Job Description

SLYP-Out is a fall/winter recreation program for youth ages 13 to 22 experiencing a physical disability and/or
intellectual disability. In past years participants have enjoyed bowling, attending movies, sporting events,
and more. SLYP-Out provides youth the opportunity to gain new experiences, make new friends, learn new
skills, and enjoy fun and accessible activities with the support of trained youth Coordinators and Volunteers.
WHO:
Looking for fun loving people, willing to help and learn new skills. 15 years of age or older.
No experience required!
WHAT:
As a SLYP-OUT volunteer, you will have the opportunity to engage in fun & exciting community-based activities with youth aged 13 to 22 experiencing physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Your role will include helping the participants to actively engage in community-based activities. Examples of activities include bowling, attending movies, sporting events,
and more.
WHEN:
October – April annually. Evening outings. Activities scheduled in advance. The program does not run on Statutory Holidays.
WHERE:
Various community-based locations around Saskatoon!
HOW:
Contact the SLYP-OUT Coordinators (October through April) at slypout.saskatoon@saskabilities.ca
DRESS:
Casual clothing, closed toe and heel shoes, activity appropriate.
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:
• Enthusiasm and active participation.
• Professional, respectful behaviour.
NOTE:
• Transportation to and from activities is the responsibility of the volunteer.
• The cost for the outings will be covered by SaskAbilities (e.g., admission to movie, bowling, etc.)
• You will receive an Orientation in advance of volunteering!

Skills Required
Benefits to Volunteer
Days/Times Evenings
Suitable For Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
Work With Teens (ages 13-17)
Adults (18 and over)
People with physical challenges
People with mental challenges
Position Duration Ongoing (more than 3 months)
Specific Dates Thursdays and Fridays 6-8pm
Application Deadline November 5, 2023
Application Procedure Phone
Email

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