Special Care Unit Volunteer

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Position description: 

A volunteer is required for one Monday afternoon per week to assist and help provide meaningful & enjoyable experiences for residents affected by dementia in a Special Care Unit of a Long Term Care Facility. Working along side a Recreation Therapist, the volunteer supports and encourages the residents to participate, socialize and engage in a wide variety of programs. This program takes place every Monday afternoon.

Qualifications: 

Ability to encourage and support the residents, attend on a consistent basis and enjoy working with seniors. Must be patient and kind. The ability to speak/understand Italian is an asset but not an absolute necessity.

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

Orientation and training provided. Satisfaction of helping others to improve their quality of life. Criminal Record Check, Facility Volunteer Orientation, and ability to give a long-term commitment Coffee / Tea

How to apply: 
Call or email LaRee
Contact person: 
LaRee Mohr
Contact phone: 
604-412-5108
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Health, Social Services
Seniors
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
1
Position start/end date:
10 Aug 2017
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime
Work location:
Villa Carital
3050 Penticton Street,
Vancouver, BC V5M 4W2