Seniors Without Walls Moderator

(Burlington Seniors Community, Mailing Address)

Position ID: V-HVC0526 Last Full Update: 10 Dec 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsSeniors Without Walls is an outreach program to connect isolated and homebound seniors to their community, through a teleconference phone call that allows them to speak to other seniors and listen to speakers and participate in the conversation on topics of interest. This is free to all seniors in the Halton Region.
ContactPenny or Gail, Seniors Without Walls Program Coordinator, Burlington Seniors Community; Email: bsci4seniors@gmail.com
DutiesLearn to use the teleconferencing system - training will be provided. All you need is a phone and a computer. Connect with presenters by telephone and/or email to explain how the session works. Follow up with presenter by email to thank them for participating.
More Info Linkwww.burlingtonsc.org
BenefitsInter-generational connections.The program offered free of charge connects seniors to their community.
ClientsIsolated and Homebound Seniors
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Telephone Communication ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelVirtual Volunteering ; moderator will be able to do to this from their home or office. It requires about an hour of time for a session
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning 
Thursday: Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round ; The moderator would share the responsibility of the sessions with other moderators.
Number of PositionsBurlington: 4 individual(s) 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameBurlington Seniors Community, Mailing Address
E-Mailbsci4seniors@gmail.com
Websitewww.burlingtonsc.org
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 91584 
Roseland Plaza 
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6