Friendly Visitor Volunteer

(Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home)

Position ID: V-HVC0222
Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2022

Opportunity Details: Friendly Visitor Volunteer

Contact Julie Schwieg, Life Enrichment Supervisor, Creek Way Village; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 8655; Email: julie.schwieg@halton.ca
Duties To provide social, physical, spiritual or intellectual stimulation on a one on one basis to residents. Visit residents as assigned by manager. Meet, talk, interact with residents. Assist residents to interact with others and participate in activities. Go for walks, read and conversations with residents.
More Info Link www.halton.ca/cms/One.aspx?portalId=8310&pageId=10661
Benefits Make lives of seniors more enjoyable
Clients Residents of Creek Way Village.
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students
Areas of Interest Friend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Youth Engagement
Skills/Experience Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Comfortable with elderly people. Friendly and outgoing. Excellent oral communications skills. Dependable. Understanding of cognitive disorders. Physically able to assist residents with wheelchairs etc.
Commitment Length Long Term
Interaction Level One-on-one
Minimum Hours 1 / Week
Dates and Times Times & days: As convenient to volunteer;
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Creek Way Village
Number of Positions Burlington: 10 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Complete Meal Assistance, Fire Safety and Occupational Health Training
Transportation Near public transit
Cost Cost of Police Check and 2 Step TB Test.
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Police Check 
2 Step TB Test 
2 Written Character References 
Must be double vaccinated 
Flu Shot ( Nov-March)

Agency Details: Halton. Social and Community Services, Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Older-Adults/Long-Term-Care-Homes
Address & Map
5200 Corporate Dr
Burlington, ON L7L 7G7
 
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