Friendly visiting

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  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévole qui parle en français recherché pour effectuer des visites amicales auprès de résidents dans le CHSLD Bruchési. Exigences: Assidue, ponctuel, responsable et ayant de l'aisance avec les personnes âgées. Un repas vous sera offert si vous assurez une présence de 3 heures par journée de bénévolat. De plus, vous devez participer à une rencontre d'accueil. Au cours de votre bénévolat vous serez invité à participer à des formations et à des fêtes reconnaissance. Enfin, nous vérifions les antécédents judiciaires. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévole qui parle Espagnol recherché pour effectuer des visites amicales auprès d’une dame au CHSLD Jean-de-La-Lande. Exigences: Assidue, ponctuel, responsable et ayant de l'aisance avec les personnes âgées. Un repas vous sera offert si vous assurez une présence de 3 heures par journée de bénévolat. De plus, vous devez participer à une rencontre d'accueil. Au cours de votre bénévolat vous serez invité à participer à des formations et à des fêtes reconnaissance. Enfin, nous vérifions les antécédents judiciaires. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • English speaking volunteer wanted to do friendly visits to a lady at the CHSLD Ernest-Routhier. Requirements: Hardworking, punctual, responsible and comfortable with the elderly. You will be offered a meal, provided you volunteer for at least 3 hours per volunteer day. In addition, you are invited to participate in a training that will last between 2 to 5 hours. Finally, we do a criminal record check. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • 60 year old female, living in Côte St. Luc, with some mild intellectual disabilities, would like a visitor to meet with and do activities together. Ms. M.A. is a sociable person who enjoys doing activities or going on outings but prefers the company of others. Some possible activities: meeting for coffee, occasional lunch, movies, arts/crafts, baking or other activities of mutual interest. She also has an adapted transport service that can be used to meet someone in the Cote St. Luc or NDG area. | Place of work: private residence Read more...
  • Female, 93 years of age, lives in Cote St. Luc. Mrs. M.F. has macular degeneration preventing her from enjoying her hobbies of reading the newspaper, books or watching TV shows. She would enjoy receiving visits from a volunteer to discuss various subjects; history, arts, culture, books and who would also read current events from the newspaper to her. | Place of work: Cote St. Luc road near Westhill Avenue Read more...
  • Mrs. E. V. is Jewish, a Holocaust survivor, and someone interested in sharing her life stories. A driver is needed for the short 5 minute distance to the grocery store due to her limited mobility. Over time, Mrs. E.V. has become distrustful of others leading to her dissatisfaction and refusal to receive much needed services. It will take someone with patience and understanding who would be a good communicator, approach her gently to build a trusting relationship over time and with an ability to reassure her and make her feel secure. She lives with chronic pain, lives alone and prefers afternoon visits. | Place of work: Rosedale Avenue near CSL road Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to help a blind person prepare for their move (end of March). Clearance work is necessary. Tasks of volunteers: plan weekly visits to the client, transport bags and boxes from the apartment to outside, pack the person's personal belongings, organize the disposition of boxes. Requirements: provide two satisfactory references (professional or within the framework of studies); a criminal record check (free of charge) is required. To become a volunteer, please contact Chatelaine Normandin. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévole recherché pour effectuer des visites amicales auprès d’une dame au CHSLD Bruchési. Exigences: Assidue, ponctuel, responsable et ayant de l'aisance avec les personnes âgées. Un repas vous sera offert si vous assurez une présence de 3 heures par journée de bénévolat. De plus, vous devez participer à une rencontre d'accueil. Au cours de votre bénévolat vous serez invité à participer à des formations et à des fêtes reconnaissance. Enfin, nous vérifions les antécédents judiciaires. Bienvenue! | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévole qui parle Inuktuk recherché pour effectuer des visites amicales auprès d’une dame au CHSLD Ernest-Routhier. Exigences: Assidue, ponctuel, responsable et ayant de l'aisance avec les personnes âgées. Un repas vous sera offert si vous assurez une présence de 3 heures par journée de bénévolat. De plus, vous devez participer à une rencontre d'accueil. Au cours de votre bénévolat vous serez invité à participer à des formations et à des fêtes reconnaissance. Enfin, nous vérifions les antécédents judiciaires. Bienvenue! | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • 85 year old male is homebound and often alone during the day. Following a stroke in 2006 his health has deteriorated and he is often depressed. He can walk with a cane but has reduced mobility. He speaks Romanian and English. He would like to socialize but cannot go outside. He would like a volunteer visitor to provide some companionship on a weekly basis. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • 93 year old Italian woman seeking companionship during the day. She speaks Italian and some English. She feels lonely at home, especially in the winter (gets the blues). A volunteer is needed to interact with her and have discussions or activities suitable to both persons. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • 85 year old Italian male seeking a volunteer visitor to offer companionship and discussions. He spends most of his day alone at home and does not attend any activity centres. Italian speaking volunteer is required as this individual only speaks Italian. Early morning or afternoon visits weekdays would be welcomed on a weekly basis. | Place of work: private residence Read more...
  • (#32501) NOVA MontrealDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévoles recherchés dans le cadre du programme Soutien à domicile/Soins palliatifs, lequel offre du répit aux proches aidants de personnes souffrant d’un handicap physique et/ou mental (dû, par exemple, à leur santé fragile, un AVC, un cancer, la maladie d’Alzheimer, ou encore une sclérose en plaques). Le programme apporte également un soutien émotionnel et psychologique au patient. Tâches des bénévoles: planifier des visites hebdomadaires chez les patients, leur tenir compagnie (en proposant un jeu de cartes, par exemple), les emmener faire une balade à pieds, effectuer des tâches simples dans la maison en l’absence des proches aidants; il faut également rédiger, pour la coordonatrice des bénévoles, un rapport mensuel d’activités. Exigences: fournir deux références satisfaisantes (professionnelles ou dans le cadre des études); une vérification (sans frais) du casier judiciaire est requise. Pour devenir bénévole, prière de remplir le formulaire de demande de benévolat disponible sur le site www.novamontreal.com. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • (#32498) NOVA MontrealDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    Bénévoles recherchés dans le cadre du programme Répit parental pour enfants, afin d'offrir un moment de répit (repos) aux parents d’enfants (de 0 à 6 ans) souffrant d’un handicap physique et/ou mental, ou de maladies chroniques telles que les maladies neurodégénératives, la dystrophie musculaire, la displasie broncho-pulmonaire, l'autisme, etc. Les tâches du bénévole: planifier des visites hebdomadaires chez les patients et éveiller et animer l’intérêt de l’enfant, avec des jeux et des activités stimulantes, permettant ainsi au proche aidant de se reposer. Note: les parents doivent rester à la maison pendant la visite du bénévole. Pour devenir bénévole, prière de remplir le formulaire de demande de benévolat disponible sur le site www.novamontreal.com. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Most of our isolated seniors living at home alone speak English and/or French but some are struggling because of language barriers and would like a visitor sharing their language and/or culture. If you speak other languages besides English and/or French, please let me know if you would be interested in offering some home visits. The languages sought are: Italian, Romanian, Russian, Yiddish, Polish, Greek, Ukrainian, Farsi, Spanish, Sri Lankan, German, Estonian, Croatian, Hebrew and Hungarian. You can share time with someone while practicing your language skills and learn about their cultural heritage. If possible, please send this information to your friends, family members, colleagues, community groups and/or parishes for those who may be interested. | Place of work: private residence Read more...
  • Volunteer grocery shoppers and drivers are needed to visit seniors at home in NDG, Côte-Saint-Luc, Montreal West, Snowdon West and Hampstead, to provide them assistance with grocery shopping. The volunteer will travel with or without the client (depending on client’s health) to the store, purchase items, and return them to the client’s home. In addition the volunteer can provide some companionship and spend time visiting with the client on a weekly basis. Skills required: be able to handle grocery bags, be budget and health conscious, friendly, and flexible. 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: NDG, Côte-Saint-Luc, Montreal West, Snowdon Read more...
  • A unilingual Farsi speaking 82 year old gentleman is in need of a volunteer to reduce his social isolation. He lives on Cavendish Boulevard near Sherbrooke Avenue. He also needs someone to occasionally accompany him to medical appointments to assist with translations from Farsi to English or French. His daughter is his main caregiver but she is having work issues due to the medical accompaniments for her father. If you speak Farsi and would like to spend some time providing companionship and/or translations for medical accompaniments you will be bringing tremendous support to this family. Fluent Farsi is required as a language and either English or French. | Place of work: private residence, Vendôme Read more...
  • A male volunteer is needed to visit with a 52 year old male who suffered a stroke. He is bilingual (English/French). He would like a volunteer weekly or bi-weekly to play cards or board games together, discuss current events, he enjoys movies and going for short walks if accompanied. He has some impairment but can communicate with someone willing to be patient. He has become isolated since his stroke and would really benefit from visits with an encouraging and positive person. | Place of work: private residence, Côte St. Catherine Metro Read more...
  • Friendly visits for people with aphasia. Training will be given by speech pathologists. Volunteers are asked to visit these people in their living homes or go for coffee, to museums, parks, etc. They offer their presence and empathic listening while stimulating speech, reading and writing skills. We need patient, creative, autonomous and highly reliable individuals. Volunteers must also be comfortable working with people with various disabilities. With the support of the AQAP, volunteers design their own material and write a brief report of each meeting. | Place of work: Dans le milieu de vie des personnes visitées, dans différents quartiers de Montréal. Read more...
  • The Quebec Association for People With Aphasia (AQPA) is recruiting volunteers to assist in the stimulation of communication and language workshops and friendly visits. We are looking for commited, reliable, patient people with great listening and interpersonnal skills. | Place of work: On location Read more...
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