Translation and Conversation Assistance Visitor ;['
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Translation and Interpretation
Organization types: Disabilities, Senior Citizens
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2024
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Description

A friendly visitor who has specific language skills including but not limited to: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Lao, as well as a Volunteer who has American Sign Language Skills (ASL). A Friendly Visitor who has the ability to communicate with a resident who is Spanish, Asian, and/or deaf and hearing impaired to help minimize feelings of social isolation and loneliness.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The Volunteer will gain experience and understanding working with vulnerable seniors living in a Long-term Care Facility from various multicultural backgrounds. Volunteer will acquire knowledge and skills and compassion working with residents with language barriers, those with cognitive and physical disabilities and residents who are deaf and hearing impaired.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers play an integral role in enhancing the quality of life for residents at Carlingview Manor. Carlingview Manor also benefits significantly from Volunteer services assisting in the emotional supportive care of our residents to minimize social in creating an overall positive social environment for our residents.
Volunteer location:
Carlingview Manor Long Term Care Facility 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, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 6
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Translation and Interpretation
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
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