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About the Position
Position #: 18381
OrganizationHospice of Waterloo Region
Position: Client Support - Volunteer Services
Location: 298 Lawrence Avenue, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Hospice of Waterloo Region is a charitable organization whose specially trained volunteers help people affected by life-threatening illness, prepare for, and cope with death by providing compassionate presence, practical support and education.
Description: Hospice is seeking Client Support Volunteers to provide support to individuals living with life-threatening illness, in the Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo communities, with our biggest need in Cambridge. In particular, we are in need of male individuals to volunteer. We find many of our male clients would prefer the company of another male, but we do not have enough male volunteers to meet this need. The time commitment for this role is 2-4 hours per week. Day time availability is preferred.

We also require volunteers who speak languages in addition to English.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: 33 hour course required; the next course will take place in Fall 2017. Applications for this training are being accepted now.
Working Conditions: Volunteers may work in the home, hospice, hospital or office setting.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Volunteers must be available 2-4 hours each week. In Waterloo, Kitchener, and biggest need in Cambridge.
Age: 20+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application File:
Website: http://www.hospicewaterloo.ca/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Katie Jervis
Phone: 519-743-4114 Ext. 113
Address: 298 Lawrence Ave. Kitchener, N2M 1Y4

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Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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