Friendly Visitor Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE1435 Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactVolunteer Services, The Elliott Community; Phone: 519-822-0491 ext 2227; Fax: 519-822-5658; Email:
DutiesVolunteers will provide one-to-one visits to individual residents in Long-Term Care and/or Retirement Living, which could involve visiting, reminiscing or walking in the gardens of the Elliott Community.
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BenefitsDevelop friendships with seniors and learn about their lives. Gain valuable communication skills with seniors and staff members.
ClientsLong-Term Care and Retirement Residents
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Couples ; Families
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Leadership ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
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
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationThe Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2 Step Tuberculin / Mantoux Skin Test
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Display Until01 Oct 2019
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
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170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
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