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Position # 1836
OrganizationBeacon Community Services
Position Friendly Visitor - Community Support
Impact Statement Beacon Community Services is a community-based, not-for-profit, social, employment, health, recreational, housing and volunteer services agency, offering a wide range of programs and services to thousands of clients in the Capital Regional District. Our strongly knit family of employees and volunteers promotes independence and self-sufficiency with dignity, respect and compassion. We help people to help themselves, and it is a job that we have grown into for over 45 years.
Description Sharing your time can make a difference
A friendly visitor can be life-changing for seniors who are isolated. Sharing a hobby, going for a walk, playing a board game or cards, reading or enjoying conversation, can make the difference. Your visits are a gift that makes a world of difference to someone who is alone. Volunteers regularly visit a senior in their home and may occasionally go on an outing together.
Training Details Volunteer Coordinator
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail approximately 2 hours weekly or monthly as needed
Age 25+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Senior Services
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Self-Motivation
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Website http://www.beaconcs.ca
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Contact Sara Lawton
Phone 778-426-8767
Address 10030 Resthaven Drive Sidney, V8L 3G4
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