Friendly Visiting/Telephone Assurance

(Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief)

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Position ID: V-ORI0050 Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 14 Jun 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactKathy Gough-Stong, Manager of Administration and Transportation, Helping Hands; Phone: 705-325-7861 ext 240; Fax: 705-325-8212; Email:
DutiesIn home visiting or telephone conservation with seniors.
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BenefitsA great opportunity to provide companionship to a senior.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Friendly, outgoing, social personality.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Due to the COVID -19 Pandemic, in-person visits are temporarily suspended. Telephone calls continue to take place.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon 
Organized around the client and volunteer schedules.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationVisiting in the home of the client or telephone calling from the home of the volunteer.
Number of PositionsOrillia: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Transportation provided ; Own Transporation required for Friendly Visiting but none required for Telephone Assurance
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsEnjoy company of seniors.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameHelping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Office Phone705-325-7861
Address & Map
575 West St S, Unit 13 A
Orillia, ON L3V 7N6
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