Volunteer Opportunity

CLSC René-Cassin (CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest de Montréal): Patient Visitor Richardson Hospital

Volunteer Position Description Provide a cheerful and supportive room visit to patients during their down time from rehabilitation. Activities can include: general topic discussions, Ipad activities, reading, simple activity
On/Off Campus Off-campus (Montreal)
Position Type Volunteer opportunity
Location On-site
Address 5425 Bessborough Avenue, Montreal, QC H4V 2S7
Neighborhood/Area Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Contact with Clients? Direct volunteering with clients
Volunteer Tasks Accompaniment, Active Listening / Counselling, Advocacy, Caregiving, Friendly Visiting
Volunteer Tasks (Other)
French required? No
Volunteer Position Requirements Qualities required: Calm, pleasant, mature and interested in providing companionship and support to patients in hospital setting Likes to encourage others, has multiple interests and is at ease in conversation regarding various topics
Open to students in all degrees and disciplines? Yes
Targeted Degrees and Disciplines
Time Period Rolling basis
Start Date
End date
Length of Commitment Expected 3 months minimum
Time Commitment Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Weekend
Hours per Week 2
Training provided? Yes
Other Benefits
Benefits (Other)
Application Procedure Email organization contact
Application Contact Information annamaria.malorni.cvd@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
Application Deadline
Application Material Required
Additonal Application Information / Comments Priority will be given to students in the following disciplines: psychology, sociology, applied human sciences. All languages welcome; we serve a multicultural community. English or French is required.