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Client Support Volunteer

Friendly Visiting Program: Waterloo Region

Hospice of Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Client Support Volunteers provide emotional and social support, companionship and practical help to people with a life limiting illness and their families. Volunteers enrich people's lives by sharing their gifts of listening, caring, friendship, humour, respite care, and time.

Male Volunteers especially needed!

Hospice is seeking Client Support Volunteers to provide emotional and social support to individuals living with a life-limiting illness and their families.

We are in need of volunteers living in both Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge.

We are also in need of volunteers who speak different languages in addition to English.

Male Volunteers especially needed!

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 20+ English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: 35 hour training course required in-person; the next course will take place in Fall, 2024. If you have daytime availability to attend training and for daytime volunteering, applications for this training are being accepted now.
Working Conditions: Volunteers will support their client in the client's place of residence, be that home, hospice, hospital or long term care setting.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime
Volunteers will be ask to be available 2 to 4 hours each week after the training. Day time availability is preferred.

   Contact Information
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Diana Cooke
100 Solstice Way Waterloo, N2K 0G3

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