Social Walking Volunteer

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Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

Looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to go on weekly walks with one or two of our residents to help build up physical stamina as well as to socialize.  

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteer to meet with tenant once a week for a 1-2 hour period to plan and walk around the niehgbourhood. Volunteer to check in with staff before and after outing. 

Qualifications: 

Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Additional Information: 

Reference letter may be provided. 

How to apply: 
Email
Contact person: 
Madison Richards
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Seniors
Sport & Recreation
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:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Residences for Independent Living Society - Steveston Residence
Richmond, BC
Last Updated: February 22, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 21, 2021