General Volunteer

General Volunteer


Southern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario

Time Commitment

6+ months


  • Establishing a relationship of trust and respect with individuals and/or groups 
  • Reinforcing life skills, spirituality, and social and community skills 
  • Planning and facilitating recreational programs 
  • Supporting individuals and/or groups to achieve their goals while encouraging independency 
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment 
  • Liaise with staff as required 


  • Warm, pleasant and caring approach with problem-solving ability and dependability.
  • Able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness. 
  • Experience providing support, ideally to vulnerable people 
  • An empathetic and non-judgmental approach 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Personal integrity with an open and honest approach 
  • A willingness to work within professional boundaries 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, with flexibility 
  • Police clearance (vulnerable sector check) with results acceptable to Indwell 
  • Agreement with Indwell’s Code of Conduct and other policies and procedures 
  • References acceptable to Indwell 

Equipment Needed


*Orientation and training for this position will be provided. In addition, program staff will be available for questions and assistance.  

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