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About the Position
Position Number: 2459
Position Title: Friendly Visitor Volunteer
Organization Name: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Peel-Dufferin Chapter
Area(s) of Interest: Healthcare, Life Skills & Accessibility, Senior Support
Position Description: Working together with a resident of LTC and the MS Society, the program goals are:

- To reduce social isolation
- To provide support, companionship, and appropriate activities to your 'matched' resident
- To provide information about MS, the MS Society and appropriate community resources
- To increase the MS Society's awareness of the needs/issues of individuals living in continuing care
Training Details: Following the completion of a volunteer application, an interview, and volunteer screening, the volunteer will receive a general volunteer orientation and will then receive a thorough Friendly Visiting orientation.

Once orientation is complete, the volunteer will be trained and 'matched' with a person with MS. This Friendly Visiting partnership will then be monitored by the Chapter, Programs and Services Coordinator.
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, Saturday Evening, Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon, Sunday Evening, Anytime
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail: Flexible volunteering as scheduled.

A weekly (or biweekly) time commitment is expected for visits to residents (lasting 1-2 hours).
Min Age: 18
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Location: Various Long Term Care facilities in Mississauga
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
How to Apply
Email: Send an Email Message
How to Contact
Website: http://www.mssociety.ca
Phone: 416 922 6065 Ext. 3238
Address: Community Door, 7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601, Brampton, L6Y 4M3
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