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Friendly Visitor

Parkwood Mennonite Home Inc.

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteer to visit one-on-one with residents and be a positive friendly visitor at Parkwood Mennonite Home!

Activities may include reading, playing games, short walks, or even casual conversation over a cup of coffee at our cafe. The volunteer will enjoy a friendly atmosphere while providing an important service and making a real difference in our residents' lives. Volunteers should be friendly and outgoing with good communication skills, English proficiency, and the ability to work independently.

This position also works well with our Meal Assistant position so that you can spend some time visiting, provide conversation and help during a meal.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 18+
English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training on procedures and routine is provided. A staff supervisor will be available for orientation and ongoing contact.
Working Conditions: Parkwood Mennonite Home is a wheelchair and scooter-accessible facility. If you require any accommodation to assist you, please let us know.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time commitment is flexible and can accommodate the volunteer’s schedule.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Empathy, Adaptability, Respect
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Diane McCance
519 894 4810 Ext. 333
726 New Hampshire Street Waterloo, N2K 4M1

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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