Friendly Visitor Volunteer

(Halton. Social and Community Services, Burlington, Creek Way Village Long Term Care Home)

Position ID: V-HVC0222 Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactJulie Schwieg, Life Enrichment Supervisor, Creek Way Village; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 8655; Email:
DutiesTo provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one on one basis to residents. Visit residents as assigned by manager. Meet, talk, interact with residents. Assist residents to interact with others and participate in activities. Go for walks, read and conversations with residents.
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BenefitsMake lives of seniors more enjoyable
ClientsResidents of Creek Way Village.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Comfortable with elderly people. Friendly and outgoing. Excellent oral communications skills. Dependable. Understanding of cognitive disorders. Physically able to assist residents with wheelchairs etc.
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesTimes & days: As convenient to volunteer;
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationCreek Way Village
Number of PositionsBurlington: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Complete Meal Assistance, Fire Safety and Occupational Health Training
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost of Police Check and 2 Step TB Test.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check 
2 Step TB Test 
2 Written Character References 
Must be double vaccinated 
Flu Shot ( Nov-March)
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Organization NameHalton. Social and Community Services, Burlington, Creek Way Village Long Term Care Home
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866
Address & Map
5200 Corporate Dr
Burlington, ON L7L 7G7
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