Friendly Visiting

(Community Care Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH0111 Last Modified: 24 Sep 2021 Last Full Update: 24 Sep 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactMarcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Care Durham; Phone: 905-668-6318; Email: mmarchuk@communitycaredurham.on.ca
DutiesWeekly visits to a client's home to share activities, friendship and laughter 
 
**Due to COVID-19, these are face to face outdoor visits in a mutually agreed upon space. Have a porch visit. Go for a walk. 
Social distancing must be followed with COVID-19 protocols in place
More Info Linkwww.communitycaredurham.on.ca
BenefitsProviding clients much needed companionship. Social interaction.
ClientsMostly seniors and the elderly.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Games ; Reading / Literacy ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours2 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
LocationAt the client's home
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsApplication with references * Vulnerable Sector police check - if completed within a 6 month period, no need to re-apply 
Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated in adherence to COVID-19 protocols and the new Vaccination Policy.
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Organization NameCommunity Care Durham

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