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Palliative Visiting Volunteer

You applied for this job on April 19, 2022
Volunteer Position Name / Role: Palliative Visiting Volunteer
Date Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Organization Name: Hospice Dufferin
Organization Contact: Maureen Riedler
519 942 3313 ext. 1
mriedler@hospicedufferin.com
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: - to give back to the community
- to support someone through a difficult time in their life
- to meet new people
- to learn about others in the community
- to provide care for others
- flexible schedule
Type of Organization: Health-related Service
More Info Link: http://www.hospicedufferin.com
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: - schedule visits with client
- visit with client (chat, do puzzles, watch movies, listen, etc)
- record hours on online tracking site
- follow agency policies/procedures
Sample Tasks: - talking to someone about their frustrations
- chatting about the latest jays game
- listening
- talking to families
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: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Monday, September 2, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
Skills / Experience: No experience required, but interest in palliative care an asset
All training will be provided before starting the role (approx. 30 hours)
Police Vulnerable Sector Check required before starting role
Up to date Covid vaccinations required for visiting clients in person
You applied for this job on April 19, 2022