Friendly Visiting Volunteer

Neighbourhood 2 Neighbourhood
Home Program Volunteer Services

Purpose:

To improve the quality of life for seniors by providing social interaction and companionship through friendly visiting.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to provide 2 references.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Successful completion of a current Police Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector Screening.

Responsibilities:

  • Wanting to make a difference in an isolated senior’s life.
  • Treat seniors with dignity and respect.
  • Able to commit to volunteering for a minimum of 3-6 months.
  • Visit client on a regular basis once per week for one hour.
  • Engage in activities with client (games, art craft, active listening, walks, cards).
  • Report any incident and emergency immediately.
  • Abide and respect the confidentiality agreement related to client information and follow agency policies and guidelines for volunteers.
  • Record volunteer hours and keep in regular contact with N2N team.

To Apply/Contact

Jun: (T) 416.392.1509 ext. 326  (E) n2n2.0@waterfrontnc.ca  www.n2ntoronto.com or apply on our website waterfrontnc.ca/support/volunteersco-op-placements