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You applied for this job on November 4, 2018
Volunteer Position Name / Role: LEGACY VOLUNTEER
Date Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Organization Name: Hospice Dufferin
Organization Contact: Brianna Brown
519 942 3313
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: You would like to help someone create a tangible story of their life.
You believe that family history is important, and that personal information should be preserved, and passed onto future generations.
You enjoy writing.
Type of Organization: Health-related Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Meet with Hospice Dufferin clients for a series of sessions, and record a personal history of their life.
Create a completed document for the client to keep.
Sample Tasks: You will meet with a client and determine how they would like their personal story to be captured. You will help them to accomplish this. Perhaps it's a personal letter, or a story from their life. It could be an audio recording of their grandchild's favourite book, or a video taped interview.
This is an opportunity to be creative, and Hospice Dufferin has all the tools.
Training is provided.
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): Yes
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
Expired Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Writing / Language / Library Services
  • Arts / Creative Activities / Design
Skills / Experience: No experience is required.
A desire to help others preserve their story.
Training will be provided by Hospice Dufferin.
Materials will be provided by Hospice Dufferin.
You applied for this job on November 4, 2018