Friendly Visitor
Volunteer Types: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Companionship/Visiting, Entertainment, Mental Health, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening), Translation and Interpretation, Transportation of people
Organization types: Senior Citizens
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
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Description

We are looking for people who are interested in helping out with group activities (monthly birthday parties, Bingo, crafts, social teas etc..) or visiting 1-1 with a few ladies each week. We invite people who speak another language (Mandarin, Tamil, Farsi, Portuguese, Ukrainian) to apply. Do you play the piano or guitar? Do you sing? Do you have a talent you would enjoy sharing with the ladies? We welcome you.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will benefit by building rapport with the elderly and learning about their history. By bringing joy to someone the volunteer will also feel the joy.
Volunteer location:
99 New Orchard Avenue Ottawa ON

Contact

Lisa Gervais
@Extendicare New Orchard Lodge
613-820-2053
Ext: 243
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Arts, Crafts and Photography, Companionship/Visiting, Entertainment, Mental Health, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening), Translation and Interpretation, Transportation of people
You will be helping with: Seniors, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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