|Volunteer Position Name / Role||Meet and Greet Volunteer|
|Date Posted:||Tuesday, June 06, 2017|
|Organization Name:||Hospice Dufferin|
519 942 3313
|Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity||Volunteers build a connection with clients during this program. It is a relaxed atmosphere with no pressure from clients or volunteers.
The program is only on Thursday mornings from 9-12:30. Also, volunteers are on a schedule rotation, and so do not need to commit to every week.
Volunteers have the opportunity to impact the lives of clients in a positive manner. Volunteers also have the opportunity to learn from clients.
|Type of Organization||Health-related Service|
|More Info Link||http://www.hospicedufferin.com|
|Volunteer type position is suitable for||- Adult (18 +)
|Duties / Roles / Activities||Volunteers are important members of our Meet and Greet team.
Volunteers take turns providing snacks for program and make tea/coffee for clients. Volunteers participate in activities with clients (board games, card games, etc.).
Volunteers participate in an open sharing activity with clients.
Every second Thursday there is a guest speaker and every last Thursday is a lunch program that Volunteers are welcome to participate in.
|Sample Tasks:||Volunteers will:
• participate in interactions such as talking and listening
• make tea/coffee for clients
• set-up and participate in games/activities
• provide snacks (according to schedule)
• set-up program area at start of program
|Who You'll Be Interacting With||Clients who are living with a life-limiting illness, volunteers, staff.|
|Dates & Times||- Daytime
|Location of Volunteer Activity||- Orangeville and area
|Wheelchair Accessibility||Is Accessible|
|Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD)||Yes|
|Commitment Length / Duration||One Time Event (several hours to several days for a particular initiative which is time limited)|
|Training Required||- Other
|Transportation||Own Transportation Required|
|Displayed Until:||Sunday, December 31, 2017|
|Areas of Interest||- Support for seniors / older adults
- Support for persons with disabilities
- Hospital / Health / Medical
- Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
- Sports / Recreation / Leisure / Coaching
|Skills / Experience||No experience is required.
A desire to help others make social connections.
We train all of our volunteers so they can feel confident before they are asked to perform any tasks with our clients. Training program is done online.