Italian-speaking Volunteers

  • May 4, 2013 · 12:00 PM
  • TBD

Ciao a tutti. I am working on a project for the small Italian community organisation Unione degli Italiani nel Mondo (UIM-Ottawa) which entails matching volunteers to seniors who are home-bound and who would like an occasional visitor (the volunteer). Most of these seniors are quite elderly but independent and living in their own homes. We provide training, and volunteers must obtain their Vulnerable Persons police check before being matched.  We ask that volunteers give 2 hours of their time every other week or so. They must speak Italian because they spend the better part of their visit chatting with the senior.  If and when the weather gets warmer, we are allowed to go outside for a short walk or in the garden with the client, but we are not personal care attendants nor do we do household chores.

The date is now finalised. It will beheld Saturday, May 11, 2013 between 11:00am - 16:45. For more information, and address for training location, please send me an email: [masked]


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  • Denis M. C.

    Non lo so!

    May 4, 2013

  • marocchino

    Posso aiutare :)

    April 25, 2013

  • Ruth S.

    Sorry, I don't speak Italian (yet)

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Denis M. C.

    OK! Ho capito! Non avevo letto il paragrafo intero :)

    March 19, 2013

    • Lyse

      Lascia stare, Denis, non è grave. Se per caso hai dei clienti italiani, ti posso spedire I'll no

      March 20, 2013

    • Lyse

      il nostro annuncio soul progetto. Solo fammi sapere.

      March 20, 2013

  • Cristina

    Lyse io sarei interessata a contribuire.
    grazie - Cristina

    March 20, 2013

    • Lyse

      Grazie, Cristina! Spero che altri compagni diranno lo stesso! Ti scriverò pronto con altri dettagli!

      March 20, 2013

  • Denis M. C.

    per quanto tempo dura l'incontro?

    March 19, 2013

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