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Support for daily check-in calls

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Support for daily check-in calls
Date Posted: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Organization Name: TeleCheck
Organization Contact: Jennifer McCallum
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: If you are someone who wants to support adults aged 55+ in Dufferin County!
If you are someone who wants to share your skills!
If you are someone who wants to develop your skills!
Gain a valuable work reference!.
TeleCheck offers excellent communication training!
You make a difference in the lives of adults 55+
Type of Organization: Seniors Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: We have two shifts 8 am – 12 pm and 3:00 – 7:00 p.m and place calls 365 days a year.

Working with a team of volunteers and staff, to deliver the daily scheduled telephone calls to adults aged 55+ registered for a a daily check-in ensuring their well-being, safety, and linking them with support when required.
Sample Tasks: From the TeleCheck office at 25 Centennial Road, Unit#1, Orangeville, (or remote during COVID-19) you will work in a team environment, providing a friendly call to registered adults aged 55+ and caregivers. If there is a concern, you will refer the call to staff to support. Prepare brief and confidential documentation on a computerized data base to demonstrate call was completed/placed to TeleCheck client.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: Yes
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Saturday, December 31, 2022
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Telephone Support
  • Emergency Services / Crisis Services / Legal
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Administrative / Office Work / Business / Accounting Services
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
  • COVID-19
Skills / Experience: Empathy, compassion, caring and friendly. Ability to engage others, be non-judgmental and keep confidentiality. Minimal computer skills.
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