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About the Position
Position Number 57
Position Title Hospice Volunteer Visitor
Organization Name Huron Hospice Volunteer Service
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Events/Fundraising, Senior Services
Position Description Volunteers provide hospice palliative care to service recipients in private residences, nursing homes, hospice residence, retirement homes and hospitals. Volunteers help enhance comfort, promote quality of life and help the client meet emotional, spiritual, social and cultural needs.
Goal of Position To provide companionship, listening and emotional support to members of the community who are facing life-threatening illness. This includes offering relief to caregivers and family members.
Position Benefits Each client experience is unique and often very rewarding.
Training Details All volunteers must take the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Training Program. This is offered online during the year with additional in class modules for Policies, Procedures and Comfort Care.
Position Qualifications Volunteers must have great listening skills and be able to show compassion and empathy. A valid drivers licence along with valid insurance coverage for vehicle if required. Past experience with chronic and/or life-threatening illness would be an asset.
Time Commitment Anytime
Duration Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail One monthly meeting and possibly one - four hours per week when a client has been assigned.
Min Age 18
Ideal for Individual
Geographical Area(s) Clinton, Goderich, Ashfield–Colborne–Wawanosh, Bluewater, Central Huron, Howick, Huron East, Morris-Turnberry, North Huron
Police Check Yes
Accessibility Unknown
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How to Contact
Website http://www.huronhospice.ca
Contact Suzanne Simpson
Phone 519-482-3440 Ext. 6302
Address Clinton Public Hospital Clinton, N0M 1L0

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