(Community Care Durham)
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|Contact||Marcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Care Durham; Phone: 905-668-6318; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Weekly 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 Link||www.communitycaredurham.on.ca|
|Benefits||Providing clients much needed companionship. Social interaction.|
|Clients||Mostly seniors and the elderly.|
|Ages||14 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women|
|Areas of Interest||Friend / Penpal ; Games ; Reading / Literacy ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience|
|Commitment Length||Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Location||At the client's home|
|Number of Positions||Durham Region |
16 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided|
|Additional Requirements||Application 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 Name||Community Care Durham|