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Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

Seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, compassionate and patient to volunteer 1:1 with tenants wanting and needing more social support. Opportunities can vary depending on the likes and interests of individuals being supported. (i.e. relaxing music, books, movies, art, community coffee, walks, computers etc).

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteers will commit to ongoing social engagement opportunities and be matched with a tenant who has similiar interests.

Qualifications: 

Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
How to apply: 
Email volunteerfalsecreek@rils.ca
Contact person: 
Madison Richards
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
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:
3
Position start/end date:
21 Feb 2020
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Residences for Independent Living Society - False Creek Residence
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: February 22, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 22, 2021