Friendly Visiting/Telephone Assurance

(Helping Hands)

Position ID: V-ORI0050
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2022

Opportunity Details: Friendly Visiting/Telephone Assurance

Contact Kathy Gough-Stong, Manager of Administration and Transportation, Helping Hands; Phone: 705-325-7861 ext 240; Fax: 705-325-8212; Email:
  • In home visiting
  • Telephone conservation
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Benefits A great opportunity to provide companionship to a senior.
Clients Seniors.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Friend / Penpal ; Social Interaction ; Telephone Communication
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Friendly, outgoing, social personality.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Due to the COVID -19 Pandemic, in-person visits are temporarily suspended. Telephone calls continue to take place.
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Orillia
Number of Positions Orillia and area 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit ; Car required ; Own Transporation required for Friendly Visiting but none required for Telephone Assurance
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Enjoy company of seniors.

Agency Details: Helping Hands

Office Phone 705-325-7861
Fax 705-325-8212
Address & Map
575 West St S
Unit 13 A
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 7N6
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Mailing Address 575 West St S 
Unit 13 A 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 7N6