Social Walking Volunteer

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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.  


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. 


Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 

Reference letter may be provided. 

How to apply: 
Contact person: 
Madison Richards
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Sport & Recreation
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:
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