Telephone Reassurance Hospice Volunteer

(VON Durham, Hospice Services)

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Position ID: V-OSH0256 Last Modified: 25 May 2021 Last Full Update: 25 May 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactMarsha Edwards, Volunteer Coordinator, VON Durham; Phone: 905-240-4522 ext 244; Fax: 905-240-4533; Email:
DutiesOne-on-one support * COVID-19 protocol - over the telephone
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BenefitsTraining and education opportunity
ClientsPeople with a palliative diagnosis and their families 
People that are bereaved
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Health Care ; Hospice Care ; Support Group Facilitation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support - Peer Support, Group Facilitation ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering ; Telephone support
Minimum Hours1 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationTelephone and Zoom
Number of PositionsDurham Region
TrainingOrientation - one orientation session ; Training is provided ; Training is required - Virtual Training ; Training on-going - Relevant education and workshops throughout the year
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector police check
Agency Details
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Organization NameVON Durham, Hospice Services
Office PhoneOffice: 905-240-4522
Toll Free Phone1-877-668-9414
Address & Map
Whitby Mall, Lang Tower West Building; 1615 Dundas St E
Suite 304
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 2L1
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