Recreation Program Support

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Position description: 

Volunteers who provide support to programs, work with staff to enhance quality of life while helping to eliminate the feelings of loneliness, boredom and helplessness from life in the care home.


Arrives 30 minutes prior to program to assist with set up of program
Assists with portering of residents to/from program
Supports the program activity tasks/interactions
Assists staff to restore program space back after program (furniture, putting equipment away, etc)
A detailed assignment description will be provided.


Ability to communicate in English
Able to take instructions and initiative
Willing to work both independently and with a team
Comfortable with or the desire to gain confidence working with seniors with disabilities

Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
Additional Information: 

The appreciation and gratitude of residents, families and staff.
Annual volunteer recognition event to thank you for your service.
The volunteer gains experience interacting with and supporting residents at various levels strengths and needs
This is a great way to build confidence and service skills
Reference letter provided after 100 hours or three months, whichever comes first.
Training will be provided.

How to apply: 
E-mail address below.
Contact person: 
Rosemary Dunne
Contact phone: 
604-733-1441 x228
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Position start/end date:
29 Jun 2017
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Broadway Lodge
1377 Lamey's Mill Road
Vancouver, BC V6H 3S9
Last Updated: September 28, 2019
Posting will Automatically Expire: September 30, 2020