Community/Recreational Companion

(CLH Developmental Support Services)

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Position ID: V-MID0034 Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019 Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactVanessa Dorion, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 705-526-4253 ext 205; Fax: 705-417-1783; Email:
DutiesHelp connect a person to local recreation and leisure activities in their community, as well as enriching their social life. Examples: Going for a walk, going to a movie, go to a church service; go for coffee, go to a sporting events or partake in a physical activity such as hiking or skating.
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BenefitsEnrich your community by assisting those with developmental support needs.
ClientsVarious ages: from adults to seniors
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; No experience necessary
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable - activities take place in a variety of venues
Locationvarious locations
Number of PositionsMidland: 6 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 5 individual(s) ; Tay: 2 individual(s) ; Tiny: 2 individual(s) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit - offices ; CLH will cover cost of taxi, bus etc if travel is required and volunteer does not have access to a vehicle
Costno costs, Police record check will be paid for by CLH Developmental Support Services
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsIf transporting individual in volunteers own car they must carry at least a million dollars of liability insurance.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameCLH Developmental Support Services
Office Phone705-526-4253
Address & Map
339 Olive St
Midland, ON L4R 2R4
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