Companions for Coffee Socials and Programs

(Home for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St)

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Position ID: V-CWD0243 Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 08 Jun 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsCOVID-19 Update
Currently not running volunteer programs due to COVID-19 Pandemic, call or email for updates.
ContactVolunteer Services Coordinator, Home For Life; Phone: 705-444-0040 ext 149; Email:
DutiesThis is a flexible volunteering opportunity for people interested in helping out a local, older individual who may be experiencing loneliness.  
Volunteers in this role will provide transportation to and from social events in the community, or even just coffee and conversation out in the community, with other Home for Life clients. Volunteers provide companionship throughout the social or programs and can choose your level of commitment - one time, occasional or temporary volunteers are welcome. Sign up for just one social outing and see how it goes! 
This role will help ease the burden of social isolation and can help to promote confidence, health and well being, and and provide them with a new friendship. This activity will help expand you social circle, meet new people and make a difference in the live of another person.
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BenefitsMeeting new friends. Helping in your community. Sharing your interests and hobbies.
ClientsAdults 18 years and up who require a friendly visit. These are clients who would like to get out in the community and socialize.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Long Term ; Various Commitment lengths
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Due to Covid-19 unable to screen new volunteers at this time
Minimum Hours1 / Month
Dates and TimesVarious dates and times available
LocationBlue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Stayner, Nottawa and Creemore
Number of PositionsBlue Mountains: 4 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 4 individual(s) ; Grey County: 2 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 4 individual(s) ; Stayner: 3 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 3 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationCar required ; Volunteers are responsible for own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameHome for Life South Georgian Bay, Collingwood - Campbell St
Office Phone705-444-0040 ext 149
Address & Map
Collingwood Common Roof/Rotary Community Hub
199 Campbell St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4J9
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Mailing Addressc/o Community Connection 
PO Box 683 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4E8