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About IMHO Canada  A registered not-for-profit organization since 2008  Strictly a non-political, non-religious, non-profit, humanitarian organization Mission :

To improve and develop health care and health care infrastructure in under-served communities worldwide

Governed and managed by a diverse group of board members Primary Efforts: Primary Care/Mobile Clinics,Nutrition,Mental Health, Emergency Relief, 2009 Humanitarian Crisis & IDP Relief, Amputee Rehabilitation, Specialty Care

Strong accountability and transparency

What makes IMHO Canada Unique?  

Volunteer nature of organization Extensive network of proven contacts on ground who understand situation well

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Cultural sensitivity and understanding Fills in the gaps Diverse and comprehensive approach

IMHO Canada Projects 1. Micro credit Project 2. Amputee Project 3. Medical Equipments to DELFT Hospital 4. Toilet Project 5. Maternal Nutrition Project 6. Physiotherapy Project 7. Three-wheeler and Staff Salary Projects for Kalmunai Mental Health Society (KAMHA) 8. Multi Disciplinary Interventions for Tellipalai Mental Health Society (TMHS)

How can you get involved? •Join our volunteer youth group •Take part in events •Create your own fundraiser •Volunteer with our SAAAC partners! Contact us for more details:

(416) 321-9555 (or)

South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC) Defeat Ignorance, Embrace Difference, Conquer Stigmas

Location(s) 

1. SRI AYYAPPAN TEMPLE 635 Middlefield Road, Scarborough, ONTARIO. M1V 5B8 Middlefield & Finch

2. IWI Consulting Group Office 310 - 80 Acadia Avenue Markham, ONTARIO. L3R 9V1 Warden & Steeles

What we do 

SAAAC was created with the intention of facilitating families in our community impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with a special focus on the challenges that South Asians face in the GTA

Our organization looks to create positive change in the lives of our children through:

Cognitive, behavioural and physical development of our children

Creation of a supportive & educational environment for parents and caregivers

Raising awareness about ASD in the larger South Asian Community

How we do it Volunteer Opportunities    

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Speech Therapy Occupational Therapy SMARTS 

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After School Program SAFE 

(“Smart Arts”: Music, Dance, & Art Therapy)

(South Asian Family Empowerment) Project

ASD Information Sessions

How can you join? 

Contact IMHO

One-time volunteer orientation session  

(held every 1-2 mos) Continuous intake of new volunteers

Attend/shadow until trained (max 2 weeks)

Commitment at least 1-2 sessions per week for 3-6 months… or longer if you like it!

Canadian Centre of Victims of Torture (CCVT) Give hope after the horror

Location(s) CCVT Scarborough Office 2425 Eglinton Ave. E. Unit 218 Scarborough, ON, M1K 5G8 Tel.: 416-750-3045 Ext. 205 Fax: 416-750-4990 Website: ď Ź

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The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) aids survivors in overcoming the lasting effects of torture and war In partnership with the community, the Centre supports survivors in the process of successful integration into Canadian society, works for their protection and integrity, and raises awareness of the continuing effects of torture and war on survivors and their families

How we do it Volunteer Opportunities 

Homework Club:   

Youth Conversation Circle  

Teaching English to young adults and seniors Availabilities: Monday –Friday 9 - 4.00p.m.

Computer Basics & Intermediate  

Youth Counselling, Ages 16-24 Availabilities: Mondays Time: 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

One-on-One ESL Tutoring 

Helping children complete homework Requirements: Police Check Report except for High School students Availabilities: Tuesdays & Wednesdays -Children from Grade 1 – 8 Time: 4– 5.30 p.m. Thursdays - Children from Grade 9 – 12 Time: 4.p.m. – 5.30 p.m

Teaching the fundamentals for Computer Basics Availabilities: Monday-Friday 9 - 4.00 p.m.

Teaching Assistant for the ESL Class supervised by TDSB Teacher 

Availabilities: Monday - Thursday - 9.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.

How we do it Volunteer Opportunities 

English Conversation Practice  for our Support Group  Availabilities: Mondays 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. Befriending  A Volunteer is paired with a CCVT Client to provide on-going personal, non- professional support i.e. basic information, life skills, general assistance to help the client adjust to the life in a new country. Escorts and Interpreters  Volunteers accompany clients to appointments with Physicians, Specialists, lawyers and Social Service agencies. Please mention your second language i.e. Farsi, Dari, Somali, Arabic, Yoga Instructors  Availabilities: Mondays & Wednesdays

How can you join?  

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Contact IMHO 30 minute interview – opportunity to learn more about the different programs Updated resume and 3 references are required Confidentiality Agreement and Volunteer Contract to be signed One-time volunteer orientation session 

Continuous intake of new volunteers

Commitment at least 1 sessions per week for 1 year

IMHO Canada Youth Committee Presentation November 2011  
IMHO Canada Youth Committee Presentation November 2011  

IMHO Canada Youth Group Get Involved Presentation November 2011