Friendly Visitor

(Community Living Burlington)

Position ID: V-HVC0096 Last Full Update: 03 Jun 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactEmily Huang, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Living Burlington; Phone: 905-336-2225 ext 320; Email:
DutiesVolunteer with individuals both one to one and in groups. May include reading books, assisting with computer or reading skills, etc. May assist employees while attending events or activities in the community such as; going to the movies, shopping, walks in the community etc.
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BenefitsVolunteering is an opportunity to share your time, talents and abilities. By becoming a volunteer you will know that you are making an impact in the lives of others. You will enjoy a flexible schedule tailored to meet your goals, needs and interests. Some of the benefits of volunteering include; Gain work & life experience, meet new people & contribute to your community , gain awareness & understanding of people with a developmental disability while enriching both yours and their lives, experience for people considering a career in Developmental Services, and most importantly, have FUN!
ClientsIndividuals with a developmental disability
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestChild Care ; Community Outreach ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Working with Children ; Good sense of humour, positive attitude, excellent communication skills,
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Location3057 Mainway, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsKnowledge of first aid and CPR an asset.
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Organization NameCommunity Living Burlington
Office Phone905-336-2225
Address & Map
3057 Mainway
Burlington, ON L7M 1A1
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