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Be a Friend volunteers

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Be a Friend volunteers
Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Organization Name: Community Living Dufferin
Organization Contact: Karen Murphy-Fritz
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: If you are 18+ years and you'd enjoy 1:1 quality time spent with a person we support enjoying trips out into the community; coffee, lunch, dinner, movies, walks, church or the local theatre then we can match you with a "friend".
Perhaps you have an interesting hobby you'd be willing to share and teach with a person or a group of people such as arts and crafts, baking/cooking, music and more.
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Providing company for leisure activities within our community.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Monday, December 31, 2018
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Driving / Transportation
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
Skills / Experience: Please note that in accordance with Ministry of Community and Social Services guidelines, volunteers will be required to complete: a police with vulnerable sectors check, a volunteer application package which is on our website and meet with the volunteer coordinator to discuss opportunities and placements. All volunteers must be 18+ years of age.
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