(Hospice Huronia, Tomkins House)

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Position ID: V-MID0286 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 14 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChristine Preston, Coordinator Community Programs, Hospice Huronia; Phone: 705-549-1034; Fax: 705-549-5366; Email:
DutiesProvide emotional support to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one to death or palliative diagnosis.  
1:1 and group support available.
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ClientsIndividuals who are grieving.
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForPost-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Maturity required and previous experience helpful.
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / 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 
Vary according to need and volunter's availability
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - office ; Unknown - when in client's home
LocationSimcoe North
Number of PositionsChristian Island: 1 individual(s) ; Coldwater: 1 individual(s) ; Midland: 5 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 3 individual(s) ; Springwater: 5 individual(s) ; Tay: 3 individual(s) ; Tiny: 2 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required - Visiting Volunteer training, then a bereavement support course provided by Hospice ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationOwn transportation required
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameHospice Huronia, Tomkins House
Office Phone705-549-1034
Address & Map
948 Fuller Ave
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G7
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