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Position # 2379
OrganizationA-Covid19
Position Keep In Touch volunteer caller - Keep In Touch
Impact Statement Keep In Touch fosters relationships between individuals who want to support the community with community members that need a reach out. Feelings of isolation and loneliness within members of our community have serious physical and mental health consequences for individuals and their families. Which means there are huge community impacts. This program will reconnect community.

Vision- Community members feel connected and engaged through regular contact with someone who cares.
Description Do you want to connect with the community and contribute meaningfully? Do you have an hour or 2 a week to talk on the phone? Volunteers in the Keep In Touch program make friendly weekly phone calls to community members feeling lonely and social disconnected. You can call from the comfort of your home on your own schedule.

We all have wisdom and interests to share. Won’t you brighten someone’s day and share yours?


Keep In Touch volunteers will call community members on a weekly basis to provide a friendly chat and a connection to referral services, if the community member expresses a need for outside support.
Required Information Police Check: Required References Required
Training Details Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check is required. Send most recent or complete the application that will be provided. Criminal records do not disqualify a volunteer and charges are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Basic training will be provided to you prior to your first call. Volunteers are supported through regular follow up communication and access to debriefing when requested.
Working Conditions Work from home, ability to make phone calls on a fairly consistent day/time is necessary
Minimum Duration 6 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Provide a consistent weekly, time of day that you are available to make phone calls and we will pair you with a community member with the same availability.
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group, Appropriate for Fine Option
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Communication/Public Relations, Senior Services
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
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Contact Helping Hands
Phone 403-332-4320 Ext. press 8098
Address Lethbridge,
DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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