QPCC Therapeutic Recreation - Variety Hour Program

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Position description: 

The Variety Hour program provides the residents with an opportunity for mental stimulation through travelogues, speakers, discussion and games and helps them maintain contact with the community by meeting individuals representing clubs and associations. The program is designed to promote cultural awareness and enjoyment through artistic performances, choirs, dance groups and musicians.

Available Shift: Saturday: 2:00pm-4:00pm

Qualifications: 
  • Ability to understand and be understood in English.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (discretion, courtesy, empathy).
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Ability to follow the Fraser Health Respectful Workplace Policy that includes working with a variety of individuals from different backgrounds (ages, ethnic, cultural, etc).
  • Knowledge and compliance with infection control requirements.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and set appropriate boundaries.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of position i.e. push wheelchair, stand/sit for long periods, etc. (where applicable).
  • Reference and Criminal Record Screening.
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

Volunteers must meet the following requirements to be a successful candidate:

  • Minimum Age: 16 years (High school student applicants must be in School District 40/41)
  • Minimum Commitment: Six months (Two - five  hours once a week)
  • A current criminal record check and two references
  • Proficient in English
  • Prospective applicants must applying using the online application. See link before.
How to apply: 
https://www.fraserhealth.ca/about-us/volunteer-opportunities/volunteer-opportunities-queens-park-care-centre#.XZ-nn_lKiUl
Contact person: 
Volunteer Resources Department
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Health, Social Services
Seniors
Mission:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
18 Dec 2019
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekend
Work location:
Queen's Park Care Centre
315 McBride Blvd
New Westminster, BC V3L 5E8