Friendly Caller

(Canadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services)

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Position ID: V-MID0032 Last Modified: 13 May 2022 Last Full Update: 13 May 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactHeather Stone, Canadian Red Cross; Phone: 705-721-3313 ext 5278; Fax: 705-739-9916; Email: heather.stone@redcross.ca
DutiesTo support and provide companionship to isolated, lonely people who are unable to socialize in their community. Through regular contact a formation of friendship can lead to care relationships based on mutual interests, activities and conversations.
More Info Linkwww.redcross.ca/volunteer
BenefitsProviding a valuable service to the community. 
References available upon request.
ClientsSeniors, adults with physical disabilities
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Friendly attitude, good communication skills, dependable and respectful of confidentiality, good listening skills, and non-judgemental.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - minimum commitment of 1 year ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
AccessibilityNot Applicable - Remote volunteer position. Volunteers work from their own homes.
LocationSimcoe County, Muskoka
Number of PositionsMuskoka District: 8 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 10 individual(s) 
 
18 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going ; mandatory ongoing training 2-4 times a year
TransportationRemote volunteer position. Transportation not required.
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Red Cross - Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Simcoe Muskoka Branch, Volunteer Services
Office Phone705-721-3313
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-2251
Fax705-739-9916
E-Mailsimcoe@redcross.ca
Websitewww.redcross.ca/in-your-community/ontario
Address & Map
65 Cedar Pointe Dr
Unit 809B
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
 
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Mailing Address65 Cedar Pointe Dr 
Unit 809B 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 5R7