Special Care Unit Volunteer
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.
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.
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