Visiting Volunteer

(Hospice Huronia, Fuller Ave, Tomkins House)

Position ID: V-MID0010
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 13 Jan 2022

Opportunity Details: Visiting Volunteer

Contact Debbie Kesheshian, Executive Director, Hospice Huronia; Phone: 705-549-1034; Fax: 705-549-5366; Email:

Visiting Volunteers Provide: 

  • Emotional Support  
  • Companionship  
  • Respite to caregivers of clients
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Benefits Providing support to those who are at the end of life or battling a life threatening illness
Clients All age groups; in homes, hospitals and nursing homes
Ages 21 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Health Care ; Hospice Care ; Respite Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Compassionate nature; commitment
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one - Generally one volunteer to a family or individual.
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Accessibility Fully Accessible - at our offices ; Unknown - depending on where client is located
Location Penetanguishene
Number of Positions Christian Island ; Coldwater ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny 
60 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - 30 hours of training provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Follow-up and support after training
Transportation Driver License required ; Car required ; Vounteer provides there own transportation to the clients location.
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Two personal references

Agency Details: Hospice Huronia, Fuller Ave, Tomkins House

Office Phone 705-549-1034
Fax 705-549-5366
Address & Map
948 Fuller Ave
Penetanguishene, ON
Canada L9M 1G7
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