Friendly Visitor Volunteer

Friendly Visitor Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Senior Persons Living Connected
  • Community Outreach
  • Customer / Visitor Service
  • Social Work
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Ontario - Scarborough
2019-06-112019-08-31

Mission Statement:  Understand the aspirations of seniors and respond with innovative supports.

Position:                          Friendly Visitor Volunteer

Time Commitment:      1 hour per week, during weekdays within office hours (minimum commitment period of 6 months)

Date Posted:                  June 11, 2019

Service Area

Location:                         Scarborough Area

Respond to:                     Lydia Li, Volunteer Coordinator, Email: lydia@splc.ca

We welcome volunteers all year round!

Position Summary

The Friendly Visitor Volunteer provides social support to socially isolated older adults and seniors in order to reduce their loneliness and improve their quality of life.

Position Description

  • Contacts client before visitation for confirmation of visit.
  • Engages in friendly conversations and leisure activities that are enjoyable to both parties (e.g. playing cards or sharing a hobby)
  • Reports to supervisor immediately about any concerns or questions

Qualifications:

  • Caring, friendly and patient attitude
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset

 

To learn more about our organization, please visit us at www.splc.ca

How to apply:

1) Call our Customer Service Desk at 416-493-3333 and sign up for an upcoming monthly Volunteer Information session.

2) Go to our website https://www.splc.ca/volunteer-us to download our application form or pick one up from our front desk. Submit the completed application to lydia@splc.ca or at the Volunteer Information Session.

 

For more information, contact:

Lydia Li, Volunteer Coordinator

Senior Persons Living Connected

3333 Finch Ave East, Scarborough, M1W 2R9

E-mail: lydia@splc.ca

Phone: 416 493 3333

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