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Friendly Visitor (Call/Virtual) Volunteer


  • Virtual Opportunity
  • WHEN
    September 27, 2021

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers. SPARK does not vett volunteer opportunities on the site. Before agreeing to volunteer, remember to do a background check on the organization and staff you'll be working with. Ensure they are a registered nonprofit and that they are taking appropriate health and safety precautions
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

Friendly Visiting volunteers provide weekly phone calls/virtual visits to older adults 55+, who are socially isolated and need friendship.

Benefits
• Opportunity to have a positive impact on socially isolated seniors
• Practice your skills and knowledge in a not for profit environment
• If you are retired, the 'role' provides seniors with an opportunity to network and talk with other like-minded individuals and seniors
• If you are new to Canada, the 'role' provides exposure to and experience within a business working environment
• If you are a student, receive volunteer hours and placements for college and university
• Bulk up your resume, references and community networking opportunities
• Receive a Letter of Recommendation upon request following successful completion of your volunteer engagement
• Receive a Certificate of Appreciation following completion of volunteer engagement
• Cost of Police Record Check reimbursed to volunteer, if clear

Who You'll be Assisting

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Elder Help Peel

We provided senior services to isolated and socially disconnected seniors by matching seniors aged 55+ with volunteers within Peel Region.


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Who You'll be Assisting

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Elder Help Peel

We provided senior services to isolated and socially disconnected seniors by matching seniors aged 55+ with volunteers within Peel Region.