Direct Support/Companion

(Christian Horizons Simcoe)

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Position ID: V-BAR0056 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 11 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactBeatrice Jean, Volunteer Coordinator, Christian Horizons; Phone: (416) 630-3646 ext 5245; Fax: 416- 630-2579; Email:
BenefitsWorking in Group Homes to gain practical experience. This position provides an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the developmental service sector. You can change your life and the lives of others when you do.
ClientsIndividuals with special needs
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthVaries
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours8 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationDriver License required ; We can work with volunteers who don't have access to a car.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 01 Feb 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameChristian Horizons Simcoe
Office PhoneCentral District Office 416-630-3646
Address & Map
Christian Horizons - Central District
3901 Highway 7 Hwy
Woodbridge, ON L4L 8L5
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