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Telephone Assurance Volunteer Timmins, Ontario


  • WHERE
    Ottawa, ON
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

DESCRIPTION

Recruiting only in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides regular outbound phone calls to assigned older adult clients, offering companionship, conversation and engagement in meaningful interactions.
To provide a sense of security for the individual that there will be consistent contact from the outside world, minimum once a week.
Provides client centered support including referrals to other services.
Maintains timely and accurate records.
Reports any health or safety concerns to the Supervisor.
Provides monthly activity reports to Supervisor.
Contributes to a healthy and safe working environment.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Ability to listen and empathize with client concerning personal and/or health-related issues.
An ability to accept elderly persons as they are.
An ability to respect their confidences.
Knowledge and understanding of concerns that might arise with older adults.
General knowledge of local community resources and events.
Ability to work independently with minimal or distance supervision and as part of an effective team.
Clear understanding of privacy and confidentiality.
Current Standard First Aid certification, or willingness to take training.
This position requires a satisfactory Canadian Criminal Record Reference check and a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The majority of the work is performed in your own residence.
The hours for this position are flexible and dependent on client need and volunteer availability.
A minimum one-year commitment preferred.

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants please APPLY HERE.

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https://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now/telephone-assurance-volunteer-2

Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.


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Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.