Bereavement Support

(VON, Ontario Branch - Durham Site, Hospice Services)

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Position ID: V-OSH0256 Last Modified: 10 Sep 2019 Last Full Update: 10 Sep 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJacklyn Malik, Volunteer Coordinator, VON Durham; Phone: 905-240-4522 ext 244; Fax: 905-240-4533; Email:
DutiesOne-on-one support * possibility of facilitating bereavement groups
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ClientsPeople dealing with the death of someone important to them
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Support Group Facilitation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support - Peer Support, Group Facilitation ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Volunteer will have experienced a significant loss as the program provides peer support
Commitment LengthLong Term - Minimum 1 year
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
LocationDurham Region
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - Bereavement Training (35+ hours, held in Fall) ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector police check
Agency Details
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Organization NameVON, Ontario Branch - Durham Site, Hospice Services
Office Phone905-240-4522
Toll Free Phone1-877-668-9414
Address & Map
1615 Dundas St E, Lang Tower, West Building, Suite 304
Whitby, ON L1N 2L4
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