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Host Family

Family Home Program

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
By sharing your time and gifts with Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, you would be contributing to a community where everyone belongs.

Being a host family is a unique volunteer role based around inclusion, belonging, and dignity. Family Home is an opportunity where you would invite an individual who identifies as having a disability into your home. The matches are informed by the individual needs and interests of the person staying with you. Expenses will be reimbursed up to a set amount.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services, Housing

Skill(s): Collaboration, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: All training provided by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region: First Aid/CPR-C; Inclusion Orientation; Additional skills based on individual needs.
Working Conditions: In your own home visits with a thorough matching intake processes to assure a good fit with your family and home.
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Flexible to your schedule.

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Michelle Scala
519-741-0190 Ext. 253
91 Moore Avenue Kitchener, N2H 3S4

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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