Healthy Living Volunteer

(Oakville Senior Citizens Residence)

Position ID: V-HVC0188 Last Full Update: 07 Sep 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactHealthy Living Programs Coordinator, Oakville Senior Citizens Residence; Phone: 905-827-4139 ext 157; Email:
DutiesVolunteer will assist in the Healthy Living Programs/Volunteer Department with seniors' programs and duties as assigned.  
Provide office assistance, helping with activities and programs, telephone, friendly visiting, reading, library, computer, friendly escort to appointments, refreshment server, etc. Assignments will be based on volunteer skills and interests and department need.
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BenefitsPersonal life enrichment. The rewards of making a contribution and difference in the lives of others. Other benefits: Utilizing personal skills, discover new interests, meet a diverse range of people, education from seniors, improve hiring potential, increase communication skills, contribute to your community as well as many more benefits.
ClientsClients who are 65 years of age or older.  
1. Clients who reside at Oakville Senior Citizens Residence (OSCR), 2222/2220 Lakeshore Rd. W. 
2. Outreach clients who reside in the community of Oakville.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Families
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Reading / Literacy ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Patience, positive outlook, non-judgmental, excellent communication skills. Ability to work with seniors with a variety of physical and psychological needs. Special skills will be matched with appropriate volunteer placement i.e., musical, art/craft ability, organizational skills.
Commitment LengthLong Term - 6 month commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
As convenient to volunteers and staff
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Number of PositionsOakville: 100 individual(s) 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Mentoring with experienced personnel.
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost of police check for volunteers who are 18 years of age or older.
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameOakville Senior Citizens Residence
Office Phone905-827-4139
Address & Map
2220-2222 Lakeshore Rd W
Oakville, ON L6L 5G5
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