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About the Position
Position Number: 1892
Position Title: Hospice In Home Volunteer
Organization Name: Heart House Hospice
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Journalism, Culture & Heritage, Customer Service, Information Technology, Counselling & Mental Health, Healthcare, Life Skills & Accessibility, Senior Support, Multilingual
Position Description: When assigned to an individual/family, duties may include:

● Providing support and companionship to the individual who is palliative and/or a family member
● Providing respite (a break) for the caregiver
● Assisting the individual who is palliative with activities of daily living
● Providing care/comfort measures such as complementary therapies - Reiki, TT, aromatherapy (free training for volunteers that are interested in learning)
● Maintain monthly contact with the Hospice office
● Ask for assistance if help or support or additional information is required
● Submit a monthly report

*** ESPECIALLY LOOKING FOR THOSE AVAILABLE DURING THE DAY, MONDAY TO FRIDAY, who are English speaking, as well as volunteers fluent in Polish, Tamil, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Urdu, etc.

PLEASE APPLY AT YOUR EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY (Training in Fall, 2019, begins in September)
Training Details: > Orientation - 30-hour Hospice Volunteer Training Sessions
>> Scheduled training - Various scheduled training dates
>>> Training sessions for Fall 2019 (3 different locations & times):
Mississauga: Saturdays 9am to 4:30pm starting October 19, 2019 to November 16
Etobicoke: Wednesdays 6pm to 9pm starting September 11, 2019 to November 13
Oakville: Mondays 12:30pm to 3:30pm starting Sept. 16, 2019 to November 25
Time Commitment: Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Monday Evening, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Tuesday Evening, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Wednesday Evening, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Thursday Evening, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon, Friday Evening, Saturday Morning, Saturday Afternoon, Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail: A ONE YEAR commitment is requested. We ask for 2 to 4 hours per week, preferably during daytime)

(The above, in addition to 30 hours of MANDATORY training)
Min Age: 18
Ideal for: Individual, Placement & Co-Op Students, Newcomers, Older Adults
Location: Peel Region/Etobicoke/Halton region
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga, Brampton
Accessibility: Unknown
How to Apply
Accessibility: The volunteer will be going into homes that will have varying degrees of accessibility.
Email: Send an Email Message
How to Contact
Website: http://www.hearthousehospice.com
Contact: Kelly McLaughlin, Coordinator of Volunteers
Phone: 905 712 8119 Ext. 223
Address: 855 Matheson Blvd E, Unit 1, Mississauga, L4W 4L6

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