**ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 REGULATIONS*** Companion/Community Outing Assistant

(Christian Horizons. Central East District)

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Position ID: V-OSH0950 Last Modified: 18 Jan 2021 Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Crilly-Glover, Coordinator of Volunteers, Christian Horizons; Phone: 705-741-1977 ext 230; Fax: 705-745-7529; Email: jcrillyglover@christian-horizons.org
DutiesDevelop friendship with a gentleman who is a Christian Horizons client * share interests * listen to music, play cards, watch or play sports * accompany on community outings
More Info Linkwww.christian-horizons.org
BenefitsBe a positive influence in someone's life * gain meaningful volunteer experience
ClientsPeople who live with physical and developmental disabilities
Ages30 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Life Skills Support ; Respite Services ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Knowledge of 70's/80's rock music, country music * sense of humour * a driver with G licence preferred but not required
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible time frame
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Whitby 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - in-house ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Responsible for own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsDriver with a G-license and a 3-yr uncertified driver's record from Service Ontario * complete and submit application form with two references, send to jcrillyglover@christian-horizons.org * successful applicants will be interviewed and Vulnerable Sector police check required
Agency Details
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Organization NameChristian Horizons. Central East District
Office PhonePeterborough office 705-741-1977
Address & Map
1421 Landsdowne St W, Unit B
Peterborough, ON K9J 7M3
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