Friendly Visitor Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE1435 Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Schefter, Volunteer Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: 519-822-0491 ext 2366; Fax: 519-822-5658; Email: mschefter@elliottcommunity.org
DutiesVolunteers will provide one-to-one visits to individual residents in Long-Term Care and/or Retirement Living, which could involve chatting, playing cards or games, attending special functions on-site, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
More Info Linkwww.elliottcommunity.org
BenefitsDevelop friendships with seniors and learn about their lives. Gain valuable communication skills with seniors and staff members.
ClientsLong-Term Care and Retirement Residents
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Couples ; Families
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: 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 
 
Friendly visitor volunteers are welcome anytime during working hours.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationThe Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 10 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2 Step Tuberculin / Mantoux Skin Test
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/The-Elliott-Community-533703656711802/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ElliottGuelph
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Start DateOn or after 01 Feb 2018
Display Until01 Jun 2018
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Fax519-822-5658
E-Mailinfo@elliottcommunity.org
Websitewww.elliottcommunity.org
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
 
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