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Position # 2540
OrganizationPacific Centre Family Services Association
Position Volunteer Friendly Visitors-Langford and Colwood - Better at Home West Shore/Pacific centre family services association
Location Colwood and Lanford BC
Impact Statement We're searching for Volunteer Visitors with Heart. If you have some free time, and a big heart, you're well on your way to brightening a senior's day.
Whether it's tea and conversation, local walk, share a common interest, such as local West Shore history, photography or identifying local birds. Your efforts will be appreciated to no end. Learn how easy it is to become a volunteer visitor, call or email today!
Description Visit a senior in the community you live. We are looking for local community members living in Colwood or Langford who would like to share time with a senior. Gain meaning knowledge and experience. Reference may be provided after 3 months.
An interest or experience in helping seniors would be an asset.
Better at Home West Shore provides non-medical supports for seniors living in Langford and Colwood. No driving required during Friendly Visits.
Training Details Orientation at onset and ongoing opportunities will be offered by the Coordinator.
Working Conditions The friendly visit would be 1 hour 2x per month with a consistent *day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday) and *time (between 10am to 2pm) that works for both Volunteer and Senior participant. A set plan would be put in place after an introduction visit with Coordinator.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail 1 hour 2x/month, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between the hours of 10am to 2pm. *Note some locations may not be on a bus route.
Age 21+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Senior Services
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Computer Skills, Motivate Others, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
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Website http://www.PCFSA.org
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Contact Dori Bodman
Phone 778-677-3540
Address #200-324 Goldstream Avenue Victoria,B.C., V9B 2W3
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