Compassionate Care Volunteer

(Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf)

Position ID: V-MID0376
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 29 Aug 2023

Opportunity Details: Compassionate Care Volunteer

Contact Jennifer Pilon, Volunteer Coordinator, Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf; Phone: (Business) 705-719-6700 ext 308; Email:

Compassionate care volunteers work one on one with individual clients to assist them with: 
- eating, social and recreational activities 
- friendly visiting with individual clients 
- palliative care visiting to provide social interaction and support for clients approaching end of life.

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Benefits Gain experience working directly with seniors with special needs.
Clients Deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing and hearing seniors.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Friend / Penpal
Skills/Experience Compassion and caring, patience and a sincere desire to work with seniors with specials needs.
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location 1 Royal Parkside Drive, Barrie, Ontario
Number of Positions Barrie: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements TB skin test results
Liability Insurance Available
Community Sets Barrie ; VC - North Simcoe ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf

Office Phone 705-719-6700
Fax 705-719-6752
Address & Map
1 Royal Parkside Dr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 0C4