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Position description: 

Visit with residents living in residential care on a one to one basis. Share an interest or activity and provide social companionship. Provide opportunities for seniors to share their life stories.
Accompany residents to outside courtyard on nice days.
Escort residents into dining room for meals and to recreation programs.

Qualifications: 

Very good command of English and able to initiate conversation. Dependable and committed. Comfortable with seniors with dementia is an asset.

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
Student
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

Orientation provided by Recreation Therapist.
Be part of a team in a holistic community
Develop relationships with senior residents
References available after 30 hours of service.
Must be 16 years of age or older
Criminal Record Search if over the age of 19.
Two references from work, volunteer or school Coffee / Tea

How to apply: 
Contact Paloma Leon by phone or email
Contact person: 
Paloma Leon
Contact phone: 
604-321-4405 x124
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
Seniors
Sport & Recreation
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
5 Jun 2018
Time Committment:
1 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
704 West 69 th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6P 2W3