Volunteer Link Ambassadors
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Communications and Marketing, Companionship/Visiting, Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Poverty/Social Justice, Senior Citizens
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: October 31, 2022
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Description

Volunteers connect with a new senior who is visiting our community support agency as part of the Social Prescribing Project. Seniors would be identified as needing more socialization and the Volunteer Link Ambassador would connect with this person and offer programs and services that are available at Abbotsford House (The Glebe Centre) our community support agency in The Glebe. The volunteer would provide a tour of Abbotsford house, suggest programs and introduce the new senior to ideas that would help to provide more socialization. Training is provided, the volunteer would need excellent English communication skills and be able to connect with seniors by phone, email or in-person. Volunteers would provide between 1 – 3 hours per week during the day. This will be a combination of on site and volunteering from home.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This would provide an opportunity to engage with seniors who require support, volunteers would use initiative in providing ideas on how to provide the senior with opportunities.
How will the organization benefit?
We require volunteers to facilitate our progamming.
Volunteer location:
950 Bank Street Ottawa Ontario

Contact

Lonelle Butler
@The Glebe Centre
613-238-2727
Ext: 353
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Communications and Marketing, Companionship/Visiting, Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
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