Compassionate Care Volunteer

(Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf)

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Position ID: V-MID0376 Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 Last Full Update: 22 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Pilon, Volunteer Coordinator, Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf; Phone: (Business) 705-719-6700 ext 308; Email:
DutiesCompassionate care volunteers work one on one with individual clients to assist them with: 
- eating, social and recreational activities 
- friendly visiting with individual clients 
- palliative care visiting to provide social interaction and support for clients approaching end of life.
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BenefitsGain experience working directly with seniors with special needs.
ClientsDeaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing and hearing seniors.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal
Skills/ExperienceCompassion and caring, patience and a sincere desire to work with seniors with specials needs.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible to meet the availability of the volunteer and the needs and requirements of clients.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location1 Royal Parkside Drive, Barrie, Ontario
Number of PositionsBarrie: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTB skin test results
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameBob Rumball Home for the Deaf
Office Phone705-719-6700
Address & Map
1 Royal Parkside Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 0C4
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