Thank you for your interest in The Good Companions’ Volunteer Services Program. Screening volunteer applicants helps us protect our clients, volunteers, members and staff. The screening process also makes it easier to match successful applicants to the right position. We want your volunteer effort to be a truly rewarding experience. Below, the screening process is briefly outlined. Please note that additional screening may apply for certain positions.
Please complete the volunteer application below at your convenience. If your application is selected, you will be contacted to set-up an interview. Interviews are conducted Monday-Friday between 9am-3pm.
It would be greatly appreciated if you could bring the names and phone numbers of your references to the interview. Depending on the position, you will need a maximum of 3 references. Only 1 reference may be related to you.
For our organization, Criminal and/or Police Records Checks are only valid if they have been processed within the last 30 days. Only original copies will be accepted for verification. No photocopies are made and originals are returned immediately to all applicants. Depending on the position applied for, the type of background check that is required will vary. During the interview the Volunteer Services Coordinator will provide a Volunteer Letter that applicants will bring to their local police station (along with two pieces of I.D.) in order to waive the processing fee.
I look forward to receiving your application, and hope you have a wonderful day!
Volunteer Services Coordinator
613-236-0428, extension 2230
Canada Day festivities will be held close to The Good Companions this year. We have been made aware that there could be protests in the area.
In an abundance of caution we have decided to close the centre to in-person programming on Thursday, June 30th.
Thank you for your continued support and cooperation.
The Good Companions is updating its policy regarding screening, temperature checks and mask wearing.
Effective Monday, June 13th we will no longer be requiring a temperature check when you enter the Centre or an agency vehicle. Everyone is required to self screen prior to entering the Centre and an agency vehicle.
Here is a link to our self screener Website-COVID-19-Self-Screener-.pdf (thegoodcompanions.ca)
The Government of Ontario has announced that it will be lifting the mask mandate on June 11, in all areas EXCEPT in high risk settings such as long term care and retirement homes. Masks will continue to be required in these settings. Healthcare organizations are being strongly encouraged to keep mask mandates in place for the time being. As a health care provider serving similar clients, The Good Companions mask requirements will remain in place, unchanged.
For the safety of those that we serve and for ourselves, we will continue to require masks to be worn by everyone entering the Centre or Good Companions transportation vehicles.
Thank you for your understanding and support