Friendly Visitor

(Fairview Lodge, Whitby)

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Position ID: V-OSH0947
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2023
Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2023

Opportunity Details: Friendly Visitor

Contact Lauren Banga, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Fairview Lodge/Region of Durham; Phone: 905-668-5851 ext 5917; Email:

Visit one-on-one with a resident * listen, chat and enjoy some time together

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Benefits Make a difference in the life of a Fairview Lodge resident
Clients Seniors and individuals with physical and/or cognitive disabilities
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of Interest Friend / Penpal ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & 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 Length Long Term - One year or more
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Day and time are flexible
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Fairview Lodge, 632 Dundas St W, Whitby
Number of Positions Whitby 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Certificate of Health and Two Step TB Testing Required

Agency Details: Fairview Lodge, Whitby

Office Phone 905-668-5851
Fax 905-668-8934
Address & Map
632 Dundas St W
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 5S3
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Mailing Address 632 Dundas St W 
Whitby, ON 
Canada L1N 5S3

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