Ice Cream Parlour - Portering and visiting in the Ice Cream Parlour
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Health Care
Organization types: Disabilities, Senior Citizens
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: November 30, 2023
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Wednesday afternoons 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Portering residents to and from the onsite Ice Cream Parlour,
Friendly visiting and conversation, assisting Recreation staff
Physical requirements: Involves walking, pushing wheelchairs, accompanying someone who uses a walker

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will gain knowledge of Therapeutic Recreation programs for seniors, Health and Safety as well as Confidentiality & Privacy requirements for Long Term Care, assisting persons with dementia. You will be working with staff to provide an enjoyable activity for seniors.
How will the organization benefit?
The organization needs volunteers to run this this program. With the help of volunteers, many more residents can access the Ice Cream Parlour to enjoy this weekly treat.
Volunteer location:
1750 Russell Road, Ottawa, ON


Bernadette Lee-Wo
@Perley Health
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Health Care
You will be helping with: Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
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