Friendly Visitor

(Fairview Lodge)

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Position ID: V-OSH0947 Last Modified: 04 Feb 2022 Last Full Update: 04 Feb 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactLauren Banga, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Fairview Lodge/Region of Durham; Phone: 905-668-5851 ext 5917; Fax: 905-668-8934; Email:
DutiesVisit one-on-one with a resident * listen, chat and enjoy some time together
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BenefitsMake a difference in the life of a Fairview Lodge resident
ClientsSeniors and individuals with physical and/or cognitive disabilities
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Flexible and able to adapt to the various abilities and challenges of resident
Commitment LengthLong Term - One year or more
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Saturday: Afternoon 
Sunday: Afternoon 
Day and time are flexible
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationFairview Lodge, 632 Dundas St W, Whitby
Number of PositionsWhitby 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsCertificate of Health and Two Step TB Testing Required
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Organization NameFairview Lodge
Office Phone905-668-5851
Address & Map
632 Dundas St W
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 5S3
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