Visiting Volunteer

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Position description: 

Visiting volunteers coming once a week to visit with one or more residents who live in our facility. The visiting is mainly having a chat with the resident but may involve playing games, reading books or going for walks around the facility (depending on the residents interests).


Must be 18 years old or older
Excellent listening and communication skills.
Sincere desire to interact with Elders.
Caring, compassionate and patient personality.
Responsible, reliable and committed to the program.

Ability to speak another language such as Cantonese or Punjabi is an assist but not necessary.

Role is suitable for: 
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

An opportunity to interact with elders in a health care setting that specializes in serving elders.
Opportunity to interact with health care staff.
Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the residents and make new friends.
Criminal Records Review Required

How to apply:
Contact person: 
Stephanie Kulferst
Contact phone: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
1 Oct 2019
Time Committment:
1 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
St. Vincent's Langara
255 West 62nd Ave
Vancouver, BC V5X 4V4