Friendly visiting

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  • 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...
  • Support services in the home: Volunteers are needed to support parents with young children with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders in their homes. The children are living in the Lasalle, Verdun and Montreal areas. We are looking for English or french speaking volunteers who are creative and fun; enjoy arts and crafts, games, homework help, etc. Visits are 2 hours and take place weekly or biweekly. | Place of work: To be determined Read more...
  • A wonderful Beaconsfield resident in her 70’s who was a first class Stewardess for nearly 40 years would love to share some time at her house with a sociable female volunteer. She loves Paris, art, literature and writing. She is a very open-minded individual and enjoys deep, meaningful conversation. | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • An English speaking Pointe Claire resident in her 90’s would like to reorganize her closet. Her home is already quite organized although she doesn’t feel she is as organized as she used to be. She worked in offices all her life and was hired at the Canadian International Paper Company where she stayed for 20 years. She is a very kind lady who would like to work alongside someone during this organizing process. She has a friendly cat who might want to keep you company! | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A pleasant 95-year-old Pointe Claire resident who speaks English would appreciate the help of a computer/tech-savvy volunteer. She loves using her computer to play Scrabble and she is getting familiar with social media. She would like to be able to ask her volunteer computer related questions as they arise. She would also appreciate playing a game of Scrabble or Poker, or going to the pool at her residence. She has a friendly cat who might come say hello! | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A soft-spoken, Pierrefonds senior woman with mobility issues would benefit from a female volunteer who can provide social support by offering friendly home visits occasionally to shorten her long days spent in her room. | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • 93 YEAR OLD WOMAN OF UKRAINIAN ORIGIN NEEDS A FRIENDLY VISITOR Mrs. O.Z. lives alone and is lonely. She has mobility problems but is good cognitively. She attends the Senior Citizens Council meetings. She is of Ukrainian descent and speaks English. A weekly visitor is needed to provide companionship and discussions. | Place of work: private residence Read more...
  • Recruiting Volunteers for Friendly Visiting and Home Support in Lasalle, NDG and Montreal. We are recruiting volunteers to help adults, teens and children with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and/or physical disabilities. We are looking for volunteers who would like to spend about 2 hours per week or every two weeks to visit our clients. Our clients would enjoy going on outings and making a new friend! Become a volunteer and help make a positive and meaningful contribution in our community! We also have a variety of other volunteer opportunities available! Please contact us for more information. | Place of work: To be determined Read more...
  • (#32332) West Island Citizen AdvocacyDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    An English speaking Pointe Claire resident in his 80’s would greatly benefit from having somebody take him on friendly outings for coffee, or to watch movies. He is a Holocaust survivor and former fisherman who caught some very large salmon! If you’re interested in sharing a laugh, or chatting with this endearing gentleman, please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • (#32331) West Island Citizen AdvocacyDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    A very sociable and friendly senior person who loves to converse and spend time with people would greatly appreciate to have a female volunteer companion to go out shopping and/or have a friendly visit in her Pointe-Claire home. She uses a cane/walker when she goes out, and speaks English and Ukrainian. If you think you can help, please call Roya at 514-694-5850 ext. 27 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • (#32330) West Island Citizen AdvocacyDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    An English speaking Pointe-Claire resident in his late 70s and would love the company of a male volunteer for friendly visits and outings. He is a very calm and soft spoken man and loves to chat and read the Bible. If the weather permits, he loves to go out for a cup of tea or coffee just to get out of his daily routine and meet people. If you can offer 1 or 2 hours of your time a month for some social support please contact Brenda at 514-694-5850 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Visitez une personne âgée qui parle espagnole. Lui tenir compagnie pour jaser avec elle, la promener sur l'étage, la faire chanter, etc. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • An English speaking DDO resident in her late 50’s would like to have a female volunteer for social outings to break her isolation. She likes going to Galleries des Sources and other places. If you have some time to offer to this lady please contact Brenda on 514-694-5850 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • An avid chess player in his 70’s who resides in Pointe Claire would love to share some time with an English or Polish speaking volunteer. He worked at CAE for 25 years creating simulators for the aeronautic and medical industries. This wonderful man played chess since the age of 13 and would really benefit from a worthy opponent. Additionally, if you would like to go for small walks or enjoy a meal outside, he provides interesting conversation and is fun to spend time with! After experiencing a stroke, he uses a walker or cane to help him with stability. If you would like to meet this gentleman please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • A French speaking Dollard resident in her 80’s would benefit from a friendly female volunteer who could visit her at her residence to socialize, have a coffee, or go out to enjoy the fresh air. If you would like to visit her, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Dollard Des Ormeaux Read more...
  • A Pierrefonds resident in her 70’s living with Alzheimer’s would benefit from the company of a female volunteer to break her isolation. She lives alone and would like company to go for walks, chat and play cards. She used to run a restaurant with her husband for many years before his passing. She speaks French, English and Italian. You would like to meet this pleasant lady, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds Read more...
  • A kind English lady living in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue in her 90’s would love to have a volunteer who can visit her at home or take her out for a cup of coffee. She is very sociable and would benefit from someone who would enjoy sharing meaningful conversation. If you are interested in spending some time with this wonderful woman, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 2 | Place of work: St-Anne De Bellevue Read more...
  • A French and Creole speaking Pierrefonds resident in her 70’s would appreciate it if a female volunteer could accompany her to the bank and Costco once per month. She loves organic food and cooking. She is very empowering and loves to share strength and positivity with others. If you would like to help this lovely lady, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds Read more...
  • A chess lover in his 80’s who resides in the Pierrefonds area would greatly benefit from a patient male volunteer who could visit him in the mornings to play chess, chat, or enjoy the fresh air outside of his residence. He is a former ballroom dance teacher. He uses a wheelchair and is paralyzed on one side. He has Alzheimer’s but is a very easygoing gentleman who will take a moment and process everything you say! If you would like to meet this gentleman then please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds Read more...
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