Visiting Volunteer

(Hospice Huronia)

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Position ID: V-MID0010 Last Modified: 20 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactDarlene Lucas, Coordinator, Volunteer Programs, Hospice Huronia; Phone: 705-549-1034; Fax: 705-549-5366; Email: darlene.lucas@hospicehuronia.ca
DutiesVisiting volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to clients experiencing life threatening illness * also provide respite to caregivers of clients.
More Info Linkwww.hospicehuronia.ca
BenefitsOpportunity to help others and feel good about yourself!
ClientsAll age groups; in homes, hospitals and nursing homes
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Health Care ; Hospice Care
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Elder Care ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Compassionate nature; commitment; teamwork; good communications skills, especially good listening skills
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - Generally one volunteer to a family or individual.
Minimum Hours2 / 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, Evening 
 
Office hours: 9 am - 4:30 pm * volunteers and clients make their own arrangements for visit times.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - at our offices ; Unknown - depending on where client is located
Location25 Jeffery St., Penetanguishene
Number of PositionsChristian Island ; Coldwater ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny 
 
60 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; 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
TransportationVounteer provides there own transportation to the clients location.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTwo personal references
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameHospice Huronia
Office Phone705-549-1034
Fax705-549-5366
E-Mailinfo@hospicehuronia.ca
Websitewww.hospicehuronia.ca
Address & Map
25 Jeffery St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6
 
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