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About the Position
Position #: 19464
OrganizationChristian Horizons
Position: Volunteer Companion
Location: Various locations throughout the Kitchener, Waterloo and Palmerston
Impact Statement: Serving the person with exceptional needs.
Description: Looking for volunteers as companions to hang out with young men and young women supported by Christian Horizons to hang out together. Watch tv or watch the game together, play video games, go for walks at the park or get a soda or ice cream. Go to the salon, shopping, attend the movie theater. Any outings like attending sporting events or movies that involve a fee will be free to the volunteer.
Training Details: Training and orientation will be provided by Christian Horizons.
Working Conditions: Outdoors at parks and recreational areas. Indoors, sitting and walking, home environment.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Date and times will be determined by both parties.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Motivate Others, Accountability, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Karla Ugarte
Phone: 519-650-3241 Ext. 511
Address: 4275 King Street East Kitchener, N2P 2E9


Volunteer Action Centre
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