CNIB Foundation asks Canadians to donate smartphones after the holidays
Every year thousands of Canadians receive a new smartphone for the holidays, and their used devices end up collecting dust in drawers or on shelves for months or years to come – even though they may still be very new. This new year, the CNIB Foundation is asking Canadians to save their gently used devices from their fate in the clutter drawer, and donate them to people with sight loss through the organization's Phone It Forward program.Read more
Edmonton Visually Impaired Persons Group
If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you. Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss.Read more
Pup-dates: From puppy to partner
People often comment about the quality of our dogs. To be honest, we expect our dogs to meet the highest standards in health and quality, and we haven't been disappointed. However, one of the things that pleases me the most is the incredible standard of mobility that's achieved by our guide dog handlers. This is due, in no small part, to the training team. I am fortunate to work with a talented team that is committed to raising the bar.Read more
CNIB National SCORE Program
Calling all youth in Canada! Sign up for the experience of a lifetime with CNIB's National SCORE program!
CNIB's National SCORE program is a summer experience that combines the joys of camp with excursions and activities geared to helping youth (ages 15-20) learn and develop skills to pursue post-secondary education.
Put down the textbooks and join CNIB for an all-expenses-paid opportunity! Discover and explore your potential through educational and empowering activities while connecting with like-minded peers.
Peer Support Groups
Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss.
If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you.
Find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!Volunteer
Get involved by providing one-to-one technology (iOS) training and support for a person who is blind or partially sighted to increase their confidence and help them engage in the world of technology.
Team Captain, Phone It Forward
The Team Captain reports to the CNIB Specialist, Phone It Forward and is responsible for coordinating and supporting the development of Phone It Forward phone drives in local communities, raising awareness about the CNIB Foundation and its programs, elevating the community profile, advocating for smartphone donations and educating the public on the impact technology has in the hands of individuals living with sight loss.
This position will be of interest to enthusiastic individuals who are highly organized, self-starters, and enjoy team work.