(S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program)
|Contact||Volunteer Coordinator, S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program; Phone: 905-337-8937; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Assisting staff with group activities such as: bowling, shuffleboard, golf, boccee ball, cards, tea parties, dancing, baking, crafts, music, serving lunches, serving snacks, drama, gardening,discussion groups, helping with laundry, dishes, etc. |
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc.
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
|More Info Link||www.senaca.ca|
|Benefits||Meet interesting, friendly people. |
Enjoy being part of a team of enthusiastic, caring people.
Enjoy making a difference by helping others.
Gain valuable experience in working with people.
|Clients||Frail elderly and physically and cognitively impaired adults. |
19-21 clients per day at the Central Location
15-16 clients per day at the Palermo Location
|Ages||14 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Community Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Arts & Crafts ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Health Care ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Music & Performing Arts ; Personal Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Desire to help people. Kind, patient and understanding of elderly. |
Empathy for seniors and those with disabilities.
Good communication skills.
Willing to learn.
|Commitment Length||Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
Times & Days to be arranged based on the current needs of the clients and availability of the volunteer.
The Day Program is open 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
|Location||Oakville Central: 53 Bond St | Oakville North: 2521 Dundas St. West (Palermo United Church)|
|Number of Positions||Oakville: 20 individual(s) |
20 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided - Special training for helping seniors, for serving food; Health and Safety Education ; Training on the job|
|Transportation||Near public transit|
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|Organization Name||S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program, Oakville (Central), Adult Day Program|
|Address & Map|
53 Bond St
Oakville, ON L6K 1L8