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About the Position
Position Number 185
Position Title Friendly Visitor Stratford
Organization Name ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Senior Services
Position Description •Visit the senior on a one to one basis in the client’s home
•Maintain client confidentiality
•Observe client and report any changes in physical or mental states to the office.
•Be non-judgmental regarding other people’s lifestyle or personal habits
•Attend any ongoing trainings
Goal of Position To help combat isolation and loneliness of seniors in the community
Position Benefits Connecting with seniors in your community. Making a difference in the lives of others.
Experience working with seniors.
A truly enjoyable and rewarding volunteer position.
Regular communication with the Program Supervisor
Training Details General and program specific orientation. The program supervisor will meet with you at the client's home for an introduction and discussion.
Position Qualifications •Friendly and courteous personality
•Ability to work alone
•Sincere interest in working with seniors and or adults with disabilities
•Prompt and reliable
•A completed application, confidentiality agreement, reference and CPIC check
•To report any concerns to the Coordinator
Time Commitment Anytime
Duration Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail This program is great for anyone as time and day is flexible to fit your schedule and the clients. Visitors usually volunteer once a week for approximately an hour but it depends on the need and volunteers availability.
Start Date 2019-11-08
Min Age 20
Ideal for Individual, Newcomers
Geographical Area(s) Stratford
Police Check Yes
Accessibility Unknown
Accessibility Client homes may or may not be accessible. A client can be matched according to volunteers accessibility.
How to Apply
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How to Contact
Website http://www.onecaresupport.ca
Contact Grace Gowanlock
Phone 1-877-502-8277 Ext. 2001
Address 317 Huron Street Clinton, N0M 1L0

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