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Friendly Visiting Volunteer

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An easy and fun volunteer opportunity!

Simply visit an isolated older adult in their home – it’s just like visiting a friend.  Relax, chat, play cards or pursue common interests.  Depending on the client, you may be able to take the client on outings such as drives, helping with errands, or out for coffee.

It’s a wonderful way to brighten someone else’s day!

 

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent active listener
  • Friendly, compassionate and caring
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Attendance at an orientation session

 

Commitment

Training

One evening orientation session (see bottom of page for upcoming dates).

Apply now to be included in the next orientation session.

Not quite ready to apply?  We’ll let you know when the next orientation is happening.

Let Me Know About The Next Orientation

 

Ongoing

2 hours per week, long term matches are ideal

 

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Clean police records check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Two references

 

Two Years of Tears: Jeanne Marie’s Story

Jeanne Marie Braund, aged 91, was desperately lonely until she discovered our Friendly Visiting program and her volunteer Annette.

 

Should you require accommodation during the application process, please inform Fran Savelson at 905-827-8800 x2329 so we can ensure your equal participation.

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