Hospice Visiting Volunteer

(Community Care Northumberland, Cobourg, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office)

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Position ID: V-NLD0135 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 26 Sep 2008
Opportunity Details
ContactCheryl McFarlane, Volunteer Co-ordinator; Phone: 905-373-8875; Email: c.mcfarlane@commcare.ca
DutiesTo provide support, companionship and comfort measures to those in our community who are faced with a life threatening illness, and to support those who are grieving.
More Info Linkwww.hospicenorthumberland.ca
BenefitsVolunteer palliative training course and separate volunteer bereavement support training course.
ClientsPeople with life-threatening illness and their families. People who have lost a loved one.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceEmpathy, desire to "be with" another, non-judgmental
Interaction LevelGroups are available for bereavement support.
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 
Times: variable
Locationclient's home, nursing home, hospital or wherever the client resides.
Number of PositionsNorthumberland County: 12 individual(s)
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 20 Feb 2007
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Care Northumberland, Cobourg, Community Care Northumberland - Cobourg Office
Office Phone905-372-7356
Address & Map
1005 Elgin St W, Suite 203
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
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