Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors
The Good Companions is a not-for-profit organization that offers programs and services in partnership with volunteers, to promote, enhance and support the well-being, independence and zest for living of both seniors and of adults with physical disabilities in the Ottawa area.
The Good Companions is a not-for-profit organization that offers programs and services in partnership with volunteers to promote, enhance and support the well-being, independence, and zest for living of both seniors and of adults with physical disabilities in the Ottawa area.
The Facility Volunteer would assistant the Facility coordinator with light tasks. The duties would include light dusting, washing windows, sweeping, mopping, and other duties that are assigned from the Facility coordinator.
The Good Companions are looking for friendly and outgoing receptionists to answer calls and direct them to the appropriate staff. They also provide general information in-person and by phone. Weekly Shift available: Monday's 9am - 12pm.This position requires an individual who is courteous and professional with excellent communication skills in English. Experience is an asset. This position requires the ability to multitask. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if interested.
Community Support Services at The Good Companions help seniors and adults with physical disabilities who live in their own homes. The Grocery Bus program enables these clients to go shopping, with assistance, to local grocery stores and to have their purchases delivered to their homes. The program also offers an opportunity to have a social outing. Volunteers assist at the grocery store (Monday, Tuesday or Thursday availability)
The Good Companions Sing along group is looking for a volunteer pianist Thursday afternoons from September to April from 1-2pm(must be flexible). There are song books that will be provided, must be able to read music or play by ear. All volunteer applicants complete a screening process. Successful volunteers will receive an orientation and staff support to bring them onboard The Good Companion team!
Dining room positions are available on Tuesday, from 8:30am-1:15pm. Volunteers assist seniors and adults with physical disabilities by carrying trays, filling up supplies, cleaning tables, packaging Meals on Wheels, refreshing beverages and answering questions (e.g. meal of the day).