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End of Life Care Visitor

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Organization: Extendicare-Medex

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Aug 7, 2019

Description

Volunteers are needed to sit with residents who are on end of life measures to provide comfort and emotional and spiritual support. Volunteers should be comfortable with the sick and dying and be willing to be on call any time of day. All volunteers must complete a police record check and a 2-step TB test. TB test can me done here free of charge and we can give you a letter to wave the cost of the police check

Contact

Mary-Ellen Shennan

613-225-5650

Ext: 401

mshennan@extendicare.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
1865 Baseline Road, Ottawa, ON K2C-3K6

Details

Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Health Care; Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: LGBTTQ; Men; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
By giving support and comfort to the resident who is dying. By being present with that individual so that they are not alone and by providing extra support to the resident`s family members.

How will the organization benefit?
By giving of there time, volunteer`s can sit and give comfort to the resident who might not have any family relatives when staff are to busy to fulfill this part of the job.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Seniors

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Police record check required: Yes

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