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About the Position
Position #: 19669
OrganizationSunbeam Centre
Position: Friendly Visitor
Location: 2749 Kingsway Drive (Volunteer Office)
Impact Statement: Your visits will enhance quality of life for persons with diverse developmental disabilities.
Description: We are seeking friendly volunteers who will visit with clients with developmental disabilities living in group home settings. Your visit could involve reading stories, spending time outdoors, chatting, playing games or assisting with crafts and activities. Must be self directed, patient, and demonstrate clear and effective communication skills.
Training Details: 2 hour volunteer orientation mandatory.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Evening
Age: 14+
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, Communication/Public Relations
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application File:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Laurie Yeo-Schmidt
Phone: 519-893-6200 Ext. 253
Address: 2749 Kingsway Drive Kitchener, N2C 1A7
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