Friendly Visitor
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting
Organization types: Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2024
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Description

Recreation & Social Engagement with Long Term Care residents including reading aloud stories to residents, work at In-house Tuck Shop, escort residents to recreational activities, as well as walking and escorting residents to in-house hairdressing,

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Volunteers will gain experience and skills in engaging with an aging population in a Long-term Care facility. In addition Working with the geriatric population can also offer a positive impact on their lives fostering a sense of fulfillment and purpose. Volunteers gain valuable interpersonal and communication skills working in a diverse Long-term Care Facility and a deeper understanding of the challenges often faced by residents in a Long-term Care Facility. Additionally, the volunteer experience can create a meaningful connection with residents thereby contributing to the residents quality of life, and the personal and professional growth of the volunteer.
How will the organization benefit?
Carlingview Manor values the support of volunteers who can provide an integral part in the care of our long-term care residents. Volunteers can provide a positive influence on Long -term care residents thereby enhancing their quality of life. Volunteers bring a broad range of personal and professional skills that can assist both residents and staff providing care and services to residents.
Volunteer location:
Carlingview Manor 2330 Carling Ave, Ottawa ON K2B 7H1

Contact

Nancy Lamadeleine
@Carlingview Manor
613-820-9328
Ext: 2023
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 6
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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