Telephone Assurance Caller
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting
Organization types: LGBTQIA2+, Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: February 29, 2024
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Community Support Services helps seniors and adults with disabilities who live in their own homes.
The Telephone Assurance Program provides a volunteer who calls a client every weekday morning to make sure the client is able to answer the phone and advises the Program Coordinator is the call is not answered.

-Telephones client Monday to Friday, at a prearranged time.
– Checks on the well-being of the client and alerts the Program Coordinator to any concerns.
– Informs the Program Coordinator if client does not answer the phone.
– Advises the Program Coordinator when they will be unavailable to make their prearranged calls.
– Debrief with the Program Coordinator as necessary.
– Records and reports volunteer hours.
– Attends meetings and/or training as scheduled.

Volunteer location:
670 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 6L2


Nikkie Snagg
@The Good Companions
Ext: 2230
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Person with a disability or medical condition, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, LGBTQI2+, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Suitable for community service hours
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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