Friendly visiting

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  • Do you like being with the elderly? Are you interested in recreations, friendly visits and using your skills? Then join our Volunteer Team and gain valuable experiences, meet people and get involved. To volunteer you need good people skills, speak English and French and have 2 to 4 hours to give weekly. Character references are required, training is compulsory and volunteer candidates must pass a police check. Volunteer information meetings will be held on Wednesday, April 17th, at 1 pm and Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 9:30 am at the CLSC de Benny Farm, 6484 Monkland. To register please call 514-484-7878 ext. 63146. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Entraide Bénévole Métro is looking for a volunteer to friendly visit with an isolated senior who lives in downtown Montreal. She is 100 years old and speaks English and Spanish. She is very friendly and loves to interact with others however due to her reduced mobility she is unable to go out. Her days feel very long and lonesome. She is interested in having someone visit with her once a week to help break her isolation. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • You want to contribute in granting the most cherished wish of a child with a life-threatening illness? You would like to make the Wish Child’s experience a beautiful adventure that’ll make them escape the daily reality imposed by their illness? Become a volunteer Wish Granter with the Make-A-Wish Foundation! You will be part of the process leading to the wish being granted by visiting the child and family in their home, be the first person to discover their wish and participate in its fulfillment! Create magic with us! | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Visites amicales - Le but des visites consiste à offrir une présence rassurante aux personnes hospitalisées visées par ce service. Le bénévole écoute, discute et propose des divertir le patient en tenant compte des consignes de l'équipe médicale. Clientèle souvent âgée, seule, avec besoin d'assistance ou et de stimulation. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Vous jumelez pour tisser des liens uniques et développer une relation privilégiée, chaleureuse et durable avec un vieil ami, vous offrez des visites pour se rendre chez les Vieux Amis, en résidence ou à l’hôpital, partager un repas et apporter du réconfort dans les moments difficiles. Vous pouvez participer à l’organisation des grandes célébrations, comme Noël et Pâques. Accompagner de Vieux amis au diverses activités des Petits Frères ou lors des sortie spéciale. Vous pouvez aussi accompagnez les Vieux Amis pour une escapade au grand air, les dorloter et les divertir, leur permettant ainsi de profiter de séjours de vacances mémorables. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The Lasalle Hospital GARE (high risk pregnancy clinic)is in urgent needs of Dynamic volunteers to welcome and direct clients, to fold towels and also assemble information packs for clients. We are looking for animated very mobile volunteers, able to deal with a busy environment and able to handle a bit of stress | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Visites à la clientèle: Briser l'isolement, divertir, soutenir, encourager les patients lors de leur hospitalisation. Il est possible d'assister les patients durant les repas sans toutefois poser le geste de le nourrir. Activités possibles: casse tête; cartes; mots croisés et mystères; lecture, etc. Chant et musique si vous avez le talent. | Place of work: On location | Volunteers required: 5 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...
  • Volunteer grocery shoppers 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...
  • If you have a soft spot for the elderly and want to make a difference, contact us! You need to be available 2 hours a week for 6 months minimum. If you are compassionate, calm but joyful, and are willing to come play cards, or watch tv or talk with the same person every week to build a great relationship and to break their isolation please call us immediately! There will be an nterview, we will do a police check and call 2 of your professional references or past or present volunteer work. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteers need to do friendly visits with our residents. Volunteers must be good listeners and enjoy one on one contact. We do criminal, background 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 actively need volunteers wanting to do friendly visits with our elderly users who are in the long term care facilities. If you are available for a minimum of 6 months for 2 hours and more per week and if you are human, smiley, empathetic and a warm person, we want to meet with you. Please note that we will do a police verification and we will also check 2 of your passed or present work or volunteer references. There will be an interview and an orientation. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to help out by driving and accompanying seniors to their medical appointments. Volunteers must possess a vaid driver's license and be willing to commit for a minimum of three months. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Care-givers would appreciate volunteers who can give them a much-needed break. Volunteers provide respite for someone who has been taking care of an older family member by spending time with and taking care of a senior while their care-giver steps out for a bit. | Place of work: Quartiers Côte-des-Neiges, Outremont et Ville Mont-Royal Read more...
  • Volunteers with good English or French communication skills needed as friendly visitors to spend time with seniors, visiting them in their homes. Must be at ease with an older clientele, be good listeners and be able to provide at least one reference. | Place of work: Quartiers Côte-des-Neiges ou Outremont Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Vous aimez les personnes âgées? Saviez-vous que la solitude et l'isolement sont les grands fléaux de nos aînés? Vous pourriez les aider en faisant partie de la famille d'Entraide Ahuntsic Nord en faisant des visites ou des téléphones amicaux. Ces visites ou ces rencontres téléphoniques avec un aîné durent 1 heure et sont habituellement faites 1 fois par semaine. Nous vous jumelons selon vos intérêts et vos disponibilités avec des aînés d'Ahuntsic Nord et offrons une formation et de l'encadrement tout au long de votre implication dans l'organisme. Les personnes âgées adorent avoir de la visite et il se peut même que vous soyez la seule le seul contact humain de leurs semaines. Venez faire du bénévolat pour nous aider à briser l'isolement de nos aînés. | 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...
  • Lasalle Hospital is looking for volunteers for its long term care facilities. We are looking for people available for 6 months minimum, to be matched with our clients to break the isolation. We need people to take them out for a walk in a wheelchair, do puzzles with them, memory games, visit them just to talk and keep them company every week. We are looking for dynamic people, patient, open, who love the elderly and what they can teach us. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Bénévoles recherchés pour visites amicales aux aînés isolés. Les bénévoles doivent être capables de communiquer en anglais ou en français. On recherche de personnes amicales, ouvertes d'esprit et de nature patiente. Les bénévoles devront fournir deux références professionnelles de personnes qui les connaissent depuis au moins six mois. Les références extérieures à Montréal ou du Canada seront contactées par courriel. Les bénévoles devront aussi fournir deux pièces d'identité avec photo et remplir un formulaire de vérification pour la police. | Place of work: On location Read more...
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