Direct Support/Companion

(Christian Horizons, Simcoe 11)

Position ID: V-BAR0056 Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 Last Full Update: 04 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactBeatrice Jean, Volunteer Coordinator, Christian Horizons; Phone: (416) 630-3646 ext 5245; Fax: 416- 630-2579; Email:
BenefitsWorking in Group Homes to gain practical experience and implement theories and skills learned in class. 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
ClientsIndividuals with special needs
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthVaries
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours16 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationDriver License required ; Car is preferable but we can work with volunteer without a car
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 23 Feb 2019
Agency Details
Organization NameChristian Horizons, Simcoe 11
Office PhoneBarrie Office 705-792-6696 * Central District Office 416-630-3646
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Christian Horizons 
2 Kozlov St N, Unit 607 
Barrie, ON L4N 5A1