Direct Support/Companion

(Christian Horizons Simcoe)

Position ID: V-BAR0056
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2020
Last Full Update: 11 Mar 2020

Opportunity Details: Direct Support/Companion

Contact Beatrice Jean, Volunteer Coordinator, Christian Horizons; Phone: (416) 630-3646 ext 5245; Fax: 416- 630-2579; Email:
Benefits Working in Group Homes to gain practical experience. This position provides an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the developmental service sector. You can change your life and the lives of others when you do.
Clients Individuals with special needs
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment Length Varies
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 8 / Week
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Barrie
Number of Positions Barrie: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Driver License required ; We can work with volunteers who don't have access to a car.
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 01 Feb 2020

Agency Details: Christian Horizons Simcoe

Office Phone 416-630-3646, Central District Office
Address & Map
Christian Horizons - Central District
3901 Highway 7 Hwy
Vaughan, ON
Canada L4L 8L5