Active listening

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  • Maison Cross Roads offers social reintegration services to adult men serving a Federal sentence in a half-way house and in two supervised residences. We are looking for volunteers to provide practical and emotional support to senior residents who are socially isolated and to residents of all ages who are having difficulty with their transition back into the community. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Nous sommes à la recherche de bénévoles à l'écoute. Les bénévoles à l'écoute sont formées pour répondre à la ligne d'écoute, recevoir les gens en rencontres sur place et ceux qui se présentent à la friperie de l'organisme.Toute femme intéressée à devenir bénévole à l'écoute doit: avoir 21 ans et plus, adhérer à la philosophie de Grossesse-Secours qui respecte la décision de chaque femme, Assister à une formation théorique et pratique de vingt-huit heures répartie sur 2 fins de semaine complètes, être prête à faire de l’écoute quatre heures par semaine, être motivée, avoir une oreille attentive et posséder les qualités requises: de l'empathie, du respect, de l'ouverture d'esprit, de l'autonomie. La formation aura lieu les 5-6 octobre et 19-20 octobre. Pour plus d'informations www.grossesse-secours. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévoles recherchés pour faire des accompagnements médical, aux emplettes, ainsi que pour des visites et appels d'amitié. Nous sommes une équipe dynamique, travaillant après d'aînés vulnérables du Centre-Sud de Montréal afin de briser leur isolement et maintenir leur autonomie. La présence d'un bénévole représente une aide et un geste de solidarité auprès des aînés. Offrir ne serait-ce qu'une présence rassurante et chaleureuse au quotidien, c'est faire une différence. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • SUPPORTIVE CARE (AT THE DAY CENTRE). St. Raphael’s will open its doors in September 2019. The supportive care volunteer will offer his/her time and presence to guests and their loved ones who wish to share with others and express their concerns. By active listening, the volunteer will be a comforting presence which can help those who may feel isolated. The volunteer may also spend quality time with guests by reading to them, listening to music, enjoying the garden, sitting quietly together, etc. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • BEREAVEMENT CARE. St. Raphael’s will open its doors in September 2019. The bereavement care volunteer will accompany bereaved persons through the various stages of grieving. By providing support and active listening, the volunteer will help the bereaved person acknowledge and express his/her emotions. The volunteer will help the bereaved person deal with all the changes they face. This assistance will be provided by telephone. Volunteers will receive an initial training and will be supervised by the volunteer coordinator. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • SUPPORTIVE CARE. St. Raphael’s will open its doors in September 2019. The supportive care volunteer will make himself/herself available to patients and their loved ones who want to talk and express their concerns. By his/her active listening and support, the volunteer will help to alleviate the loneliness of the persons he/she accompanies and help them achieve a sense of calm. The volunteer may also spend quality time with patients by reading to them, listening to music, enjoying the garden, sitting quietly together, etc. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • PATIENT CARE. St. Raphael’s will open its doors in September 2019. The patient care volunteer will be matched with a nurse to assist in providing comfort care to patients. The volunteer will participate in providing hygiene care and in moving patients or helping them to walk ; will bring meals and, if necessary, help patients to eat. The volunteer will contribute to patients’ wellbeing by active listening and will respond to calls from patients. If necessary, the volunteer will perform any other related tasks. Volunteers will receive an initial training. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • We are looking for volunteer grief councelors to work with the Center for Reproductive Loss: Available to assist at a fixed location, a snack bar, or a telephone call as needed. A conversation with Kathleen Gray, Bereavement counselor, would be required. Please visit the following for more information: https://crl-rho.org// | Place of work: Around Montreal Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Aller chercher l'usagère au CLSC après son intervention et l'accompagner, en voiture ou en transport en commun, jusqu'à son domicile. Offrir de l'écoute et du soutien lors du trajet. Communiquer avec l'équipe soignante advenant un malaise ou une complication durant le retour à la maison. La bénévole doit : Être à l'aise avec les interruptions de grossesse, empathie, discrétion et confidentialité, non-jugement et responsable. | Place of work: CLSC des Faubourgs, 66 rue Ste-Catherine Est, Montréal Read more...
  • Bénévoles recherchés afin d'assurer une présence en salle. Les personnes recherchées pourront par exemple participer aux activités avec les personnes : tables rondes, sorties, etc., accueillir à la réception, répondre au téléphone, apporter un soutien moral aux personnes présentes: discuter et écouter (écoute active), aider à la cuisine, accompagner à des rendez-vous. La formation des bénévoles sera assurée: relation d'aide, écoute active, accueil, récéption. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Le projet pilote CoopéRégions de l’organisme Montréalais, Les Accordailles, veut aider à la planification du séjour de personnes âgées de différentes villes de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue. CoopéRégions cherche à devenir une référence pour ces gens qui doivent venir dans un hôpital de Montréal pour subir une opération ou recevoir un traitement qui n’est pas disponible sur leur territoire. Offrir à ces personnes qui se retrouvent seules dans une ville étrangère, l’aide d’un bénévole pour bien les guider dans la métropole mais aussi, et surtout, une aide morale, une présence réconfortante pour les aider à surmonter le stress qu’elles ressentent inévitablement devant la maladie et qui n’en est que décuplé en raison de l’éloignement. | Place of work: Hôpitaux près du Plateau Mont-Royal Read more...
  • You honestly believe that being listened to is essential. Everyone tells you you’re a good confidant. You want to be there to help those who have no one to confide in. Join our team of active listeners ! We offer free listening service, anonymous and confidential, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Free training starting on May 10th 2018 : Five Thursdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Apply on our website telaide.org/en/become-a-volunteer or contact us! e-mail: info@telaide.org | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévoles motivés recherchés pour combler des postes au niveau de l'accueil et de l'intervention ainsi que pour accomplir certaines tâches administratives. On recherche particulièrement des personnes ayant des objectifs professionnels bien précis: en raison de la formation et de l'encadrement offert, c'est une excellente opportunité pour se développer professionnellement. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévoles recherchés afin d'offrir, sur place ou au téléphone, un service d'écoute empathique et fraternelle. Les bénévoles accueillent et écoutent toute personne en difficulté qui désire se confier et ce, en toute confidentialité. Des références sont données au besoin. Nous offrons deux formations par année, à l'automne et au printemps. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • (#31392) Tel-Aide MontréalDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    Are you a good confidant? We, at Tel-Aide, believe that being listened to is an essential need. Join our team and learn active listening! Apply on our website at http://www.telaide.org/enbecome-a-volunteer/ | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to visit seniors at home, in NDG, Côte-St-Luc, Montreal West, Snowdon West and Hampstead, on a weekly basis, in order to provide companionship to individuals who are isolated, without much family support, and lack mobility to get out in the community. A volunteer can offer stimulating conversation and social activities that are of interest to the client. English, French and/or a third language is required. Preference of availability is weekdays, but weekends are acceptable. Volunteers must meet with the volunteer coordinator, provide two references and pass a police check. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to assist on a special needs unit. Volunteers must enjoy working with elderly residents who have special needs and be patient, reliable, punctual and able to work as part of a team. We do criminal, background check. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • We are always in need of people passionate about working in Mental Health. If you are open minded, empathetic, compassionate, and warm and if you are free 2 hours or more a week and are available for a minimum of one year, please contact us and we will discuss your opportunities. We are looking for people to do friendly visits with our users suffering from mental health as well as activities with them in the community to break the isolation such as walks-parcs-restaurants-card games- board games, movies, museums, festivals, etc. If you play music, if you would like to animate a bingo group, or animate different games we would love to meet you. N.B. We will do an interview, do a police check and call 2 of your past or present work- and -or volunteer references. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévoles de 18 ans et plus recherchés pour assurer une présence aux enfants des groupes-classe. Il s'agit d'accueillir et écouter un petit groupe de trois à cinq enfants venu découvrir l'organisme dans le cadre d'une sortie parascolaire. On leur fait vivre des moments de plaisir et de découvertes pendant une demi-journée, par l'entremise de plusieurs activités déjà montées (bricolage, déguisement, cuisine, etc.). Une formation de six heures est incluse. Il y aura une vérification des dossiers d'informations policières. Période de recrutement des bénévoles: août à début octobre ou décembre à début février. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • (#30893) Auberge TransitionDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    Female volunteers needed for a variety of tasks: have conversations with the women; help around the house to make their stay as profitable and comfortable as possible; cook, clean, and watch TV with them; give mothers much needed respite time; play with children; take care of the children while mothers go for important appointments; help workers in the office if needed. Volunteers' suggestions on how to help will be most welcome. Requirements: be 21 and over; enjoy playing with children of all ages; enjoy conversations with women; be enthusiastic with a positive attitude, comfortable in a community setting, bilingual, flexible, reliable, and punctual; be open to cultural diversity; be willing to devote a set amount of time regularly; be compassionate, having an empathy with the plight of a particular person or situation and excellent listening skills. The organization's primary mandate is to offer shelter, information, counselling and follow-up services to women who are experiencing or who have experienced any form of spousal abuse. It serves women, with or without children, of all cultures and backgrounds. | Place of work: On location Read more...
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