Volunteer Companion

(Community Reach, Transportation)

Position ID: V-MID0082
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 18 Feb 2022

Opportunity Details: Volunteer Companion

Contact Sue Patenaude, Transportation Coordinator, Community Reach; Phone: (Business) 705-528-6999; Email: communityrides@communityreach.ca
Duties Volunteers are needed to accompany North Simcoe residents registered with our Transportation programs.
    Volunteers will assist people:
  • Shopping
  • Getting to social activities
  • Help navigate health appointments
More Info Link www.communityreach.ca
  • Gain new experiences
  • Give back to your community
  • Practice and enhance your communication skills
  • You will receive recognition for your efforts and become part a dynamic team of volunteers
Clients Riders in our transportation programs.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community Outreach ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Volunteers should be comfortable meeting new people. They should be compassionate and enthusiastic individuals who enjoy assisting and meeting people in our community. We can accommodate those with some limitations who wish to volunteer with this program.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one
Minimum Hours 6 / Month
Accessibility Not Applicable
Location Simcoe North
Number of Positions Simcoe North 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
The above communities are all starting points for our Volunteer Companions.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training
Transportation Transportation provided ; Community Reach will provide a driver to transport the Client and the Volunteer Companion to and from their destination.
Police Check Required

Agency Details: Community Reach, Transportation

Office Phone 705-528-6999, Community Reach ; 705-526-4321, Accessible Transit
Fax 705-528-6990
E-Mail transportation@communityreach.ca
Website communityreach.ca/transportation.php
Address & Map
850 Hartman Dr
Unit 104
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 0B6
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