Adult Day Program Volunteer

(Acclaim Health, Community Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0171 Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsCovid-19 protocols in place at all Adult Day Programs.
ContactKathryn Arsenault, Volunteer Coordinator, Acclaim Health; Phone: (905) 847-9559 ext 2419; Email: karsenault@acclaimhealth.ca
DutiesAs a volunteer you’ll help staff run the programming and activities that make the program so much fun. This might be playing games or completing puzzles, assisting with art or music sessions, or simply having a quiet conversation with a client. 
Please visit www.acclaimhealth.ca/volunteer to fill out an volunteer application form.
More Info Linkwww.acclaimhealth.ca/volunteer
BenefitsOrientation and educational workshops  
Ongoing support from your Supervisor  
Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition Program  
Special Volunteer Events
ClientsAdults at risk of social isolation due to a diverse range of challenges, including the early stages of dementia, cognitive impairments and/or physical challenges. 
People living with mid to late stage dementia.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; First Aid ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
LocationDay programs located in Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Oakville 
 
8 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
CostVulnerable Sector Screening
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTB test, Proof or Covid Vaccination, 2 references and orientation. 
Active listener; Compassionate and Caring; Lived experience caring for a person with dementia an asset; Experience supporting older adults living with a disability; Able to maintain strict confidentiality;
Start DateOn or after 09 May 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameAcclaim Health, Community Support Services
Office Phone905-827-8800
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-7127
Fax905-827-3390
E-Mailgeneralinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Websitewww.acclaimhealth.ca
Address & Map
2370 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
 
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