Friendly Visitor Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE0064 Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022 Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactKim Barfoot, Resident Engagement Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: (519) 822-0491 ext 2103; Fax: (519) 822-5658; Email:
Duties• Provide companionship and social interaction to residents 
• Interact with the resident through conversation, reading, playing cards, etc. 
• Assist resident with small tasks such as opening mail, writing a letter or watering plants 
• Record who you visit and their level of interaction on the form provided by Recreationist
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
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Benefits• Learn and practice social and communication skills 
• Gain experience interacting with seniors 
• Build meaningful relationships with residents of The Elliott Community
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility
Areas of InterestHealth Care ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Mentoring & Training ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location170 Metcalfe St. Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 Dec 2022
CostCost of 2 Step TB Test ($40/test) 
$5.00 FOB deposit
Additional Requirements3 COVID-19 Vaccinations 
Annual Flu Shot 
2 Step TB Test 
Vulnerable Sector Check
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Start DateOn or after 15 Apr 2022
Display Until01 Oct 2022
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
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