Escorting Residents to Medical Appointments

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COVID-19 Support: 
Yes
Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

Volunteers needed to escort residents to a social leave, appointment, or outing.  Volunteers escort residents on foot (usually pushing resident in a wheelchair).  Transportation is arranged by nurse, resident  or recreation staff through handi-dart, facility bus, taxi, or ambulance.

Deliverables/Duties: 

To encompany residents to and from appointments and bus trips via handy dart, taxi, facility bus or ambulance

Qualifications: 

Volunteers need to have an interest in helping others, and provide service in a consistent, positive and helpful manner

Volunteers need to be kind, respectful and caring

Volunteers need to be a responsible adult that can follow home policies and procedures

Volunteers must have problem solving skills with the ability to calmly handle situations associated with working with individuas with various care  needs and abilities

Volunteers must consent to  a criminal record clearance check, and be free of any criminal charges

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
Email, or Phone
Contact person: 
Rosemary Kustner
Contact phone: 
604-713-6531
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Health, Social Services
Seniors
Mission:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
30 Jun 2020
Time Committment:
8 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
German-Canadian Care Home
2010 Harrison Drive
Vancouver, BC V5P 2P6
Last Updated: June 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: September 28, 2020