Meal Assistance Volunteer

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Position description: 

Assist with enhancing the dining experience for residents of Hawthorne. Assist in creating a safe and enjoyable environment with the overall goal of improving resident nutritional status.
The main role: Sit and socialize with a resident(s) during meal time.


Two letters of references (preferably not family/friends).
Criminal record check.
Interest in working with older adults.
Great experience for potential nursing or resident care attendant students.

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

General orientation-
Nutrition and meal time workshop-
Safety Precautions session-
Additional in-services as identified Increased knowledge of geriatrics.
Make a contribution to your community.
Enhance the well-being of older adults.
Work in a team environment.
An opportunity to practice and/or gain new skills.
Have fun! Coffee / Tea; Meal

How to apply: 
please email Vicki Robertson
Contact person: 
vicki robertson
Contact phone: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
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Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
6 Sep 2019
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Hawthorne Seniors Care Community
2111 Hawthorne Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC