Friendly one-to-one visits & walking
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Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Health Care
Organization types: Disabilities, Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: November 30, 2023
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Description

Provide companionship to elderly residents in assisted living and long-term care through one-to-one visits. Volunteers should be comfortable working with seniors with a variety of needs, including dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. In-person visits only. Please apply online at www.perleyhealth.ca/volunteers<br

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Perley Health offers volunteers access to ongoing educational opportunities, free parking and cafeteria vouchers. The volunteer will have an opportunity to learn about the Long Term Care setting, and the value and impact of social contact on the health & well being of seniors.
How will the organization benefit?
Help reduce isolation for seniors who may otherwise not have visitors and the attention of a special friend.
Volunteer location:
1750 Russell Rd., Ottawa, ON

Contact

Bernadette Lee-Wo
@Perley Health
613-526-7170
Ext: 2305
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Health Care
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

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