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Palliative Support

Volunteer Visiting - Adult Volunteer Visiting

Please note: Due to Covid 19 all programs are being offered virtually or via telephone. 
What We Offer
  • Volunteers you can trust and depend on
  • One or two visits per week for up to 4 hours per visit
  • Availability of more than 1 volunteer depending on client needs
  • Respite for family and informal caregivers
  • Companionship by engaging with clients in life-enhancing activities, such as:
    • Friendly Conversation & Support
    • Outings
    • Letter Writing, Journaling and Legacy Leaving Projects
    • Sharing, Hobbies & Interests
Home Support Volunteers
  • Are thoroughly screened with pre-training and post-training interviews
  • Are reference checked
  • Provide police clearances
  • Complete 33 hours of intensive Hospice Palliative Care Education, meeting the standards set by the Hospice Association of Ontario (HAO)
  • Are offered ongoing support and educational opportunities at the Hospice
  • Have access to our library resources
Click here to download a copy of a Volunteer Visiting Referral Form.
For any questions regarding our Volunteer Visiting Program, please contact Cherylin Kislosky-McLellan by phone at 905.387.2448 ext. 2209 or email her by clicking here.