A & O Connect Outreach Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
Address: 200-207 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1M5
Website: https://www.aosupportservices.ca/
Organizational Description: Since 1957, A & O: Support Services for Older Adults has been providing specialized social services to older adults. Our programs fall under 3 pillars of service: Safety & Security, Social Engagement and Counselling. Last year, we helped over 27,000 older Manitobans.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 3169
Description of Duties: Want to give back to your community? A & O: Support Services for Older Adults is seeking a Connect Outreach Volunteer to provide regular check-ins, via telephone, with socially isolated older adults in our Connect Program.
Strong conversational and interpersonal skills are required. If you can commit a minimum of two hours/week or biweekly, you can make a difference for older adults living in our community. For more information, contact us at volunteer@aosupportservices.ca or call 204-956-6440.
Skills Required: -Strong conversational and interpersonal skills required.
-Ability to work independently
-Completed criminal Record Search and Adult Abuse Registry check will be required of successful applicants, to be discussed.
-Basic computer skills
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -Communicating with older adults
-Opportunity to practice interpersonal skills
-Opportunity to attend training session on a variety of topics related to aging.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Minimum two hours/week or biweekly during regular office hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm).
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: Uses a mobility device
Organization will provide: Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: volunteer@aosupportservices.ca
Phone: 204-956-6440
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2023
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