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(Grey County, Lee Manor)

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Position ID: V-GRE0089 Last Modified: 24 Jun 2018 Last Full Update: 24 Jun 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactShelley Byers, Volunteer Coordinator, Lee Manor, County of Grey; Phone: 519-376-4420 ext 2107; Fax: 519-371-5406; Email: shelley.byers@grey.ca
Duties•Provide personal companionship and social interaction with a resident 
•Has the ability to carry on a conversation and encourage participation and feedback  
•Be creative with ideas to stimulate interaction  
•Maintain a consistent schedule of weekly visits  
•Documentation at end of visit of residents seen on Activity Pro
BenefitsGive back to the community  
• Make a difference in someone’s life  
• Form friendships  
• Gain self-confidence  
• Flexible scheduling
ClientsSeniors
Ages13 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Friend / Penpal ; Personal Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Student Placement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible Schedule
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
LocationOwen Sound
Number of PositionsGrey County: 2 individual(s) ; Owen Sound: 2 individual(s) 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training
TransportationNear public transit
Costno cost
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 25 Jun 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameGrey County, Lee Manor
Office Phone519-376-4420
Fax519-371-5406
Address & Map
875 6th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5W5
 
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