Volunteer Drivers
Volunteer Types: Transportation of people
Organization types: Health and Diseases
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2022
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Description

Hospice Care Ottawa is seeking volunteers to assist with driving clients to and from our Day Hospice Programs. Must live in Ottawa, Canada. Day Hospice is held at the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice in Kanata on Tuesday and Wednesday and at the May Court Hospice on Cameron Avenue on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Volunteers are responsible for picking up the client at home and bringing them to the program for 10 am and then returning to pick them up and bring them back home at 2pm.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Volunteers will build relationships with clients and know that they are supporting someone living with a life limiting illness.
How will the organization benefit?
Transportation is key in allowing clients to come to Day Hospice to allow respite for caregivers and to decrease isolation.
Volunteer location:
Throughout the city

Contact

Laura Lafantaisie
@Hospice Care Ottawa
613-591-6002
Ext: 244
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 8
Good for people interested in: Transportation of people
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
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