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Meet and Greet Volunteer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Meet and Greet Volunteer
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Organization Name: Hospice Dufferin
Organization Contact: Brianna Brown
519 942 3313
bbrown@hospicedufferin.com
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Volunteers build a connection with clients during this program. It is a relaxed atmosphere with no pressure from clients or volunteers.

The program is only on Thursday mornings from 9-12:30. Also, volunteers are on a schedule rotation, and so do not need to commit to every week.

Volunteers have the opportunity to impact the lives of clients in a positive manner. Volunteers also have the opportunity to learn from clients.
Type of Organization: Health-related Service
More Info Link: http://www.hospicedufferin.com
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Volunteers are important members of our Meet and Greet team.
Volunteers take turns providing snacks for program and make tea/coffee for clients. Volunteers participate in activities with clients (board games, card games, etc.).
Volunteers participate in an open sharing activity with clients.
Every second Thursday there is a guest speaker and every last Thursday is a lunch program that Volunteers are welcome to participate in.
Sample Tasks: Volunteers will:
• participate in interactions such as talking and listening
• make tea/coffee for clients
• set-up and participate in games/activities
• provide snacks (according to schedule)
• set-up program area at start of program
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Commitment Length / Duration: One Time Event (several hours to several days for a particular initiative which is time limited)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Sunday, December 31, 2017
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Hospital / Health / Medical
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Sports / Recreation / Leisure / Coaching
Skills / Experience: No experience is required.
A desire to help others make social connections.
We train all of our volunteers so they can feel confident before they are asked to perform any tasks with our clients. Training program is done online.
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