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About the Position
Position Number 27
Position Title Volunteer Visitor
Organization Name Knollcrest Lodge/Community Outreach Services (Milverton)
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Position Description 1. Listen actively to the client, at the same time help them to talk about topics other than their aliments.
2. Treat the client with respect and dignity.
3. Inform the Volunteer Coordinator of any changes noticed in the clients situation i.e. health or living conditions.
4. Notify client and coordinator of the intent to terminate the match.
5. Keep accurate record of volunteer hours worked.
6. Participate in training’s and evaluations as needed.
Goal of Position To provide reliable and committed companionship and socialization to seniors and disabled people in the community. The visits provide companionship, support and information on resources available to meet client needs.
Position Benefits Increased communication skills
Ability to share skills with others
Growth of verbal communication skills
Training Details All Training will be provided by the agency
Position Qualifications 1. Good communication and listening skills.
2. The ability to focus on the needs of an elderly person or individual with disabilities.
3. Mobile, healthy and able to travel to the individuals home
Time Commitment Anytime
Duration Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail Time commitment will be decided based on the needs of clients and volunteer availability. Usually ranges from 2-3 hours a month
Start Date 2016-12-01
Ideal for Individual, Newcomers
Location Perth East, ON, Canada
Geographical Area(s) East Perth
Police Check Yes
Accessibility Unknown
Accessibility Depends on each location and clients homes
How to Apply
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How to Contact
Website http://www.knollcrestlodge.com/
Contact Alicia Brand
Phone 519-595-8121 Ext. 130
Address 50 William St Milverton, N0K 1M0

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