Social Companion/Friendly Visitor

(ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence)

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Position ID: V-OSH0524 Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 Last Full Update: 25 Feb 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactCaroline Cheng-Connelly, Recreation Manager, ThorntonView Long Term; Phone: 905-576-5181 ext 2006; Email:
DutiesActively recruiting volunteers 
Engage a resident in activities and conversation, one to one * participate in activities of personal interest and ability
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BenefitsContribute to building community, build relationships * develop conversation skills
ClientsSeniors and young adults
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; Music & Performing Arts ; Reading / Literacy
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; 6 month minimum
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Dates and TimesDay and time flexible to volunteers' schedule
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Oshawa 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector police check over the age of 18* submit volunteer application, Double Vaccination against Covid 19
Liability InsuranceNot Available
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Organization NameThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
Office Phone905-576-5181
Address & Map
186 Thornton Rd S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 5Y2
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