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Community Care Companion (CCC)

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Community Care Companion (CCC)
Date Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Organization Name: Hospice Dufferin
Organization Contact: Brianna Brown
519 942 3313
bbrown@hospicedufferin.com
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: - to give back to the community
- to support someone through one of the hardest experiences of 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
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
Skills / Experience: No experience required, but experience with palliative care an asset
All training will be provided before starting the role
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