Intermediate Secretary (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 14 April 2013
A typical day at work is answering phone calls to schedule clients for their high tech assessments. I have learned a great deal about the culture of low vision and the blind. My management team is open and empathetic to our professional and personal needs. The hardest part of my job is when I have to explain to a client that I cannot help them. The most enjoyable part of the job is when I am able to resolve a problem situation with a client.
When I worked at the CNIB I assisted teenagers that were blind and the mentally challenged with daily activities at a camp. I gained a lot of respect for the visually and mentally handicapped. The camp leaders and management were very organized and likeable.
The most enjoyable part of the job was making the teens fun and allowing them to feel like a regular person. The hardest part of the job was taking track of the teens and kids during field trips due to public interactions.
Gained customer experience, learned how to be patient and understanding.
Musician/Graduate (Former Employee) – 1355 Bank Street – 22 March 2017
When I was told, in 2007, that I had a rare eye disease CNIB helped me learn to handle and live with my disability. First they gave me an eight week transition course and then I became a graduate and attended monthly meetings, where I associated with other graduates who also struggled with an sight disability.
Intervention Specialist (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 17 January 2017
I enjoyed working with organization as many different roles. However, I was never able to get in with them full-time. Even though I had the experience, I was never offered full-time, when I applied, I heard no response. Was quite disappointed.
Junior Systems administrator (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 11 November 2015
CNIB is a not-for-profit company, but they try to keep come up with the newest technologies. Just recently CNIB has moved to Office 365 and has implemented SCCM. At CNIB you get a chance to work on different technologies and enhance your skills.
VOLUNTEER (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 1 May 2014
I work as volunteer to assist Deaf and Blind people enrolled in the program to learn basic things such as like banking, budget living necessaries and rent if they want to live on their own in a apartment.
working at the CNIB was wonderful experience to work with people. I created a projects for them to learn and taught them how to budget, and learn some idioms words.
I learn how to interact with people and learn different ways to teach. It was rewarding experience for me!
The hardest part was: get them to understand clearly but I have lot of patience with that.
I enjoy to teach them and see them to be happy and able to be independent on their own.
Volunteer (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 1 December 2012
I would go to the clients' home and help her to type up her memoirs. I would absorb the knowledge she passed on and enjoy the stories of her wonderfully varied experience in Theatre Acting and Direction work. She was an invaluable help to me and I treasure the time I spent with her.
expanding my knowledge of canadian and english theatre settings.