Palliative Support VolunteerI'm Interested
|Volunteer Position Name / Role:||Palliative Support Volunteer|
|Date Posted:||Tuesday, September 26, 2017|
|Organization Name:||Hospice Dufferin|
519 942 3313
|Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity:||This is an opportunities for volunteers to meet strong, inspiring people in our community. Volunteers have the chance to build meaningful connections with people. Volunteers also have the ability to be a positive part of their client's lives.|
|Type of Organization:||Health-related Service|
|More Info Link:||http://www.hospicedufferin.com|
|Volunteer type position is suitable for:||
|Duties / Roles / Activities:||Volunteers mainly participate in social activities, such as talking or playing games. The activities will be decided between the volunteer and the client.|
Volunteers will meet with clients on a scheduled day and time.
Volunteers will provide support for clients, as well as a break for the caregivers (respite).
Volunteers are expected to record their own volunteer hours using an online format or by reporting to the Program and Volunteer Coordinator.
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|Location of Volunteer Activity:||
|Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD):||No|
|Commitment Length / Duration:||One Time Event (several hours to several days for a particular initiative which is time limited)|
|Transportation:||Own Transportation Required|
|Expires:||Tuesday, December 31, 2019|
|Areas of Interest:||
|Skills / Experience:||
Experience with palliative care an asset.
Good communication skills, compassion, and a desire to help others.
No training required. All volunteers will receive training from the organization prior to contact with clients. Training is done using an online format.