Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation is seeking volunteers to help coach patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery so they feel confident and prepared going in to their surgery. Volunteer speak with clients at their own home over the phone.
|Position Title||Ortho Connect Volunteer Coach|
|Organization||Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation|
|Organization Address||P.O. Box 7029, Innisfil, ON L9S 1A8|
|What We Do||OUR VISION: Canada’s voice for bone and joint health.
OUR MISSION: To achieve excellence in bone and joint health, mobility and function for all Canadians through the advancement of research, education, and care.
OUR VALUES: People: We work in the interest of orthopaedic patients, their families, and the professionals who treat them and for the future of any Canadian who may require orthopaedic care. Making a Healthy Difference: We contribute to the health of our communities and our nation by working with volunteers, patients, professionals, government and industry toward timely and quality access to bone and joint care. Good Governance: We are committed to excellence in the governance of our organization and will do so ethically, morally, according to the law, and toward the achievement of our Mission.
|Position Description||Volunteers must have had an orthopaedic surgery in the past.
The purpose of this position is to help coach patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery so they feel confident and prepared going in to their surgery. Volunteer speak with clients at their own home over the phone.
Volunteers should draw on his/her orthopaedic experience to assist his/her Client.
The goal of all Volunteers is to facilitate their Client’s comfort with and confidence in their orthopaedic treatment experience.
|Skills Required||1. Ability to listen and empathize without giving advice.
2. Willingness to share insights and experiences about your orthopaedic procedure.
3. Compassion and sensitivity to others.
4. Awareness of own needs and feelings.
5. Ability to endorse Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation vision, mission, values.
|Contact Name||Joanne McRae-Schultz, Intake Coordinator|
|Contact Phone||1-800-461-3639 Ext. 4|