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Friendly Visitor

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Organization: Extendicare New Orchard Lodge

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Aug 18, 2020

Description

Volunteers who become Friendly Visitors will be introduced to Residents who have little family or community contact. Volunteers benefit by knowing you are making a difference in someone's life by developing a relationship over time. Residents benefit enormously from the sense of belonging they feel from being a part of the relationship.

Contact

Nancy Wornoff

613-820-2053 ext.243

nwornoff@extendicare.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
99 New Orchard Avenue

Details

Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: Seniors

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability

Police record check required: Yes

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