Community Companion Volunteer

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Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

Looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to accompany one of our tenants to nearby community interestes such as the mall, Steveston Village etc. Volunteer will be orientated to public transit with tenant and planning community outings that are appropriate and enjoyable.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteer will meet with tenant once a week for a 2-hour period for community outings. Volunteer will check in with staff before and after outings.

Qualifications: 

Must have effective communication skills  in english both spoken and comprehension. 

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Additional Information: 

May provide a reference letter.

How to apply: 
Email
Contact person: 
Madison Richards
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Capacity Building
Health, Social Services
Volunteerism
Mission:
The False Creek Residences provides housing, individualized lifestyle planning and personal assistance for adults with disabilities. The Society values the importance of: - Supporting tenants' personal growth and autonomy - Creating opportunities for tenants to be active contributing participants in the community - recognizing tenants' rights and responsibilities - providing a safe, appropriate and accessible environment for tenants, staff and volunteers - encouraging the creative contributions of its tenants, staff and volunteers
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
21 Feb 2020
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Residences for Independent Living Society - Steveston Residence
Richmond, BC
Last Updated: February 22, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: January 28, 2021