Respite Companion

Organization Details
Organization Name: Caregiving With Confidence
Address: 200-280 Smith St.
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1K2
Organizational Description: Caregiving with Confidence (formerly Rupert's Land Caregiver Services) exists to provide services supporting caregivers of elderly persons in their own home in Winnipeg.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Caregiving with Confidence(formerly Rupert's Land Caregiver Services)

"Time-out for Caregivers Program" needs volunteers to provide companionship to a senior so that their caregiver may have some free-time. These services are required in all areas of Winnipeg. Our current volunteers go walking, play cards and enjoy music with our clients. NO NURSING DUTIES REQUIRED.

-Specifically looking for Keewatin/Inkster Area
-Specifically looking for someone who speaks Italian
Skills Required: A willingness to have a friendly visit with a person in need of companionship. Volunteers will be matched (as much as possible) based on interests/ hobbies, and area of town.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Gain experience working one on one with seniors and caregivers doing a variety of activities. This is an excellent experience opportunity for those wishing to pursue a career in health and social services.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Time-requirements are flexible, from occasional visits, to a once a week commitment for 2 to 3 hours.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-452-9491
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2019
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