CLSC René-Cassin | CIUSSS-COIM (#32398)

Wheel chair accessible
To provide the highest quality continuum of health care and social services throughout our network of institutions, to provide compassionate care and services that are centred on the user and create an exceptional user experience, to develop and promote leadership and excellence in health and social sciences education and to advance health and social sciences knowledge and practices through excellence in research and innovation.
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
Location: 
Côte-Saint-Luc/Hampstead
Language: 
Anglais | Bilingue (F/A) | Ukrainien
Causes: 
Seniors
Activities: 
Friendly visiting
Advantages: 
Certificate of recogniton | Training | Reference letter upon request | Supervision
Length of commitment: 
One to 2 hours weekly or every second week for 3 to 4 months.
Contact: 
Anna Maria Malorni, Coordinator of Volunteer Services / 514.484.7878 x 61351 / annamaria.malorni.cvd@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
Place of work: 
private residence
Metro/Bus: 
Métro Plamondon, bus 161
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Request number: 
32398

This organization's needs

  • The CLSC Palliative Care Program: Volunteers provide support and assistance to people living at home in terminal phase of life. The volunteer is supervised and supported by the palliative care team. A mandatory training program is offered to volunteers. | 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...
  • Recruiting Students (Marketing, Communication, Social Media, Office Administration, Project Management, Research and Analysis). Bilingual students are needed with experience and/or training in marketing/communication, office administration, social media, project management, research and analysis. This is a volunteer opportunity to gain experience in your field of study. You would be assisting the Coordinator of Volunteer Services in volunteer recruitment, training, supervision, retention, and evaluation of programs and services. The coordinator is open to working with a team of students with various backgrounds and skills. This is an opportunity for an exchange of ideas, exchange of skills, meeting new people, implementation of projects, and learning about volunteering. Bring your best skills to volunteer management! Carry your volunteer experience to your future career. | Place of work: There is a possibility of working virtually from home. Read more...
  • INTERESTING 95 YEAR OLD SPEAKING MANY LANGUAGES WOULD LIKE A FRIENDLY VISITOR Mrs. J.K. is youthful, independent, stable cognitively and physically. She never married, never had children, has no family network and a limited social network. This 95 year old woman has many language skills and speaks many languages (English, Spanish, German, Russian, French as well as her native Estonian and is familiar with Greek and Italian). While she is not lonely, she would still like a weekly visit from an English-speaking volunteer with whom to talk about politics, current events and what is going on in her native country. | Place of work: private residence 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...
  • 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 pleasant 96 year old woman of Italian origin would like an Italian speaking volunteer to meet with for companionship and take walks together. She is quite capable of taking walks with the use of a walking aid but would like to be accompanied. She lives on Sherbrooke Avenue between Madison and West Hill in NDG. Fluent Italian speaking as a language and either English or French | Place of work: private residence, Vendôme metro Read more...
  • 88 year old English speaking male who is a primary caregiver to his wife living with Alzheimer's disease is interested in having a volunteer visitor at their home to provide him with companionship and get his mind out of his caregiving issues. He resides on Korczak Crescent in Côte St. Luc (close to the Cavendish Mall). | Place of work: private residence, Vendôme metro 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...
  • Volunteers needed to accompany seniors living in N.D.G. for a group grocery program. Tasks: assist a group of seniors on/off the bus, read labels, pick up food items, reach higher displayed items, converse and socialize, and carry bags. Skills/qualities: be bilingual, sociable, interested in senior’s needs and well-being, and physically fit. | 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...