Friendly Visitor

(Roberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care)

Position ID: V-MID0452 Last Modified: 25 Nov 2018 Last Full Update: 17 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactDawn Irwin, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Roberta Place Long Term Care; Phone: 705-733-3231 ext 501; Fax: 705-733-2592; Email:
DutiesVisiting residents residing in long term care. Assist life enrichment team with resident programs by playing games, hand care, hair salon, crafts, walks out of doors, puzzles, exercise, and reading. Can assist in dining rooms to serve coffee/tea and clear tables.
More Info
BenefitsMaking an outstanding difference in the life of a resident
ClientsVulnerable sector residents
Ages12 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestEsthetic Services ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Friend / Penpal ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; People skills, willing to learn
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
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 
Initially volunteer is partnered with a staff member, once the training is complete and the volunteer is comfortable they are given the option to do this on their own.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location503 Essa Road Barrie (between Ferndale/Mapleton)
Number of PositionsBarrie: 50 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsMust complete orientation to policies and building, undergo a Police/Criminal Reference check for Vulnerable Sector Population (only if over the age of 18) as well as provide 2 references.
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 19 Nov 2018
Agency Details
Organization NameRoberta Place, Barrie - 503 Essa Rd, Long Term Care
Office Phone705-733-3231
Address & Map
503 Essa Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 9E4