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High School Students - Have you completed your 40 hours of Community Involvement yet? Indoors, outdoors, weekends, after-school - we can help!

Friendly Visitor (in person, phone and virtual)

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Friendly Visitor (in person, phone and virtual)
Date Posted: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Organization Name: Dufferin County Community Support Services
Organization Contact: Andrea Sommer
519-925-5452
dccss@dufferincounty.ca
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Help support a client that lacks social support and may be lonely and isolated.
Type of Organization: Seniors Service
More Info Link: http://www.dufferincounty.ca
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: In person, virtual or phone visits with clients
Sample Tasks: In in-person visits the friendly visitor volunteer and client can engage in activities such as going for a walk, chatting or writing letters.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: Previous experience in working with older adults and/or adults living with a permanent disability is considered an asset.
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