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Seniors Offering Support Telephone Line

(Guelph Wellington Seniors Association)

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Position ID: V-GUE3378 Last Modified: 03 Nov 2021 Last Full Update: 03 Nov 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementBe Active. Get involved. Make Friends.
ContactBecky MacDonald, Volunteer Coordinator, City of Guelph; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2096; Email: becky.macdonald@guelph.ca
DutiesHelp brighten another senior's day by making a friendly telephone visiting call from your home to theirs. Scheduling and time commitment are flexible according to your availability.  
 
We are looking for men and women volunteers as well as those who speak additional languages. Full training will be provided. Your commitment can be as little as 1 hour per week or more if you wish.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
BenefitsSupport seniors, give back to the community, make friends
ClientsSeniors
Suitable ForSeniors (55+)
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Friend / Penpal ; Senior's Activity Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Customer Service
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Dates and TimesDepends on the clients
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationOver the phone
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/guelphwellingtonseniors/
Flickr Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/gwsa
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/gwsa
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8CJVI3zDrr6DL5lmZEpwQL7TfPB1XRVI
Start DateOn or after 05 Nov 2021
Display Until31 Jan 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Wellington Seniors Association
Office PhoneEvergreen Centre 519-823-1291
Fax519-823-8972
Websitegwsa-guelph.ca
Address & Map
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
 
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