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About the Position
Position #: 18479
OrganizationTrinity Village Care Centre
Position: Friendly Visitor
Location: 2727 Kingsway Drive, Kitchener
Impact Statement: Make a positive difference in a resident's life. Bring a fresh face and the outside community to someone in need.
Description: Trinity Village is looking for friendly visitor volunteers who would like to interact with older adults on a one-to-one basis. Visits are coordinated to fit into the volunteer and residents schedule. Minimum weekly visits are required but can be more frequent depending on volunteer and resident desire and availability.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality
Training Details: Orientation is provided before you start. No medical or academic formal training is needed.
Working Conditions: Friendly visitors will be with residents for social interaction only. Personal care is proved by PSW staff only. Residents that are nonambulatory will require portering in their wheelchair. Volunteers will not transfer residents from chair or bed to wheelchair.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Visiting times can be adjusted to work around both the resident's and volunteer's schedule. Anytime after 9:30 am and no later then 7:00 pm.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Accountability, Empathy, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application File:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Judy McKnight
Phone: 519-893-6320 Ext. 310
Address: 2727 Kingsway Drive Kitchener, N2C 1A7


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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