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CHURCH COMPANION AND PORTER

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Position description: 

Caring people needed to help our elders attend weekly Church services in our Auditorium. We have a large care home and our elders appreciate your support to attend services. If you have time to stay afterwards, some elders would love to visit with you following the service. To help transport elders to the program, sit with and help the elders find the songs in the hymn book during the service and take back to their rooms. To move furniture if necessary. To socialize with residents.

Sundays 5:45-7:15pm
Church at 6:15pm

Deliverables/Duties: 

1) Meet with the staff person organizing the Sunday program. Organize who will escort which elder(s).

2) Help gather residents and invite them to Church.

3) Sit with elders and guide them to the correct songs in the hymn book during the Church service.

4) At the end of the Church program help take residents to their rooms. If you have time to stay afterwards, some elders would love to visit with you following the service.

5) Help to move furniture back to normal set-up.

Qualifications: 

Enjoy elderly people. Able to assist an unsteady or confused resident and push a wheelchair. Must undergo Criminal Record check

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
Adult
Senior
All Ages
Families
Groups
How to apply: 
https://gss.org/volunteer/
Contact person: 
Alan MacKenzie
Contact phone: 
780-431-3825
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Mission:
The mission of The Good Samaritan Society is to extend Christian Hospitality through a continuum of care to those in need or at risk, regardless of race or religious belief.
Position type:
Position start/end date:
14 Sep 2017
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Weekdays
Work location:
Southgate Care Centre
4225-107 Street
Edmonton, AB T6J 2P1