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Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 20

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Mar 1, 2018

Description

Many residents would love to have a special friend to spend time with. Perhaps to go for a walk, play a game of scrabble, or just sit and chat over a cup of tea. So many of our residents have led rich and interesting lives and would love to share their memories with a friend. Friendly visitors are especially important for residents with no families or whose loved ones live far away.

Contact

Mary Zion

613-825-3763 ext 0

mary.zion@ottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1

Details

Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

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