Front Door Greeter

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Position description: 

We are seeking a mature greeter for our front door. Must enjoy working with seniors. We are looking for greeters for Saturdays and Sundays.

10:00am-2:00pm.  We provide care, support and housing.

Deliverables/Duties: 

To help visitors to navigate through the security system at the front door. To monitor residents to prevent them from leaving the building without an escort. To help direct visitors to their destinations. To visit with residents and chat while monitoring the front door. May also enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, read newspapers with residents and socialize in other ways.

 

Qualifications: 

 Excellent social skills enjoy listening and talking: two-way conversation, enjoy being with seniors, good sense of humour, reliable, dependable, patient, kind, and friendly. Be adept at interpersonal skills and problem solving. Must undergo a Criminal Record Search. During influenza season (December 1 to March 31) a flu vaccination is required OR care home visitors must wear masks. Masks are available at the front door of the care home.

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

Volunteer orientation. Learn new skills, make new friends, gain insight and experience for personal or career goals, improve self-confidence, and gain satisfaction from helping others. Requires a criminal records check through the Ministry of Public Safety or a Police Record Check through your local police detachment. We will help you get your criminal record clearance without needing to pay a fee. During influenza season (December 1 to April 30) a flu vaccination is required OR care home visitors must wear masks. Masks are available at the front door of the care home. Coffee / Tea / Hot Chocolate. Lunch provided for a 4 hour shift.

How to apply: 
Email Margaret Hansen at margareth@newvista.bc.ca
Contact person: 
Margaret Hansen
Contact phone: 
604-521-7764 x1285
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Health, Social Services
Seniors
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
4
Position start/end date:
3 Oct 2018
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekend
Work location:
New Vista Care Home
7550 Rosewood Street
Front door - first floor
Burnaby, BC V5E 3Z3