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Client Support Volunteer

Friendly Visiting: Cambridge 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.

Hospice Waterloo Region is seeking Client Support Volunteers to provide support to individuals in their homes in Cambridge. The time commitment for this role is one 2 to 4 hour visit per week. Day time availability is preferred.

We are looking for volunteers who speak different languages in addition to English.

Male Volunteers especially needed!

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 20+

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

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: The organization provides 35 hours of hospice training in-person. The next training 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: Visit Clients in their place of residence, home, hospital, or long-term care settings.
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Volunteers are asked to be available 2-4 hours each week, for a year of service. Daytime availability is preferred.

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

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