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Catholic Family Services of Hamilton

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Senior Peer Volunteer Opportunities

CFS is activley recruiting volunteers at this time.

The Seniors volunteer program is a social support network for seniors by seniors.  Seniors are given the opportunity to talk by telephone with volunteers in their own age group who are trained in informal counselling, effective listening, communications and problem solving skills, exploring alternatives, the referral process and community resource.  The volunteers use a self-help approach in assisting clients through difficult phases of their lives such as loneliness, marital separation, loss of spouse and health issues.

 

Senior Peer Volunteer Requirements
  • Volunteers must be 50+, provide weekly phone contact to assist seniors 60+ in our community by providing guidance, assisting in connecting with appropriate resources and non-professional counselling on a one to one basis

  • Volunteers are required to commit approximately 2-3 hours per week for this position

  • Training provided

  • Contact 905-527-3823 x 279 for details