Recreation Volunteer

(Northridge Long Term Care Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0634 Last Full Update: 28 May 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactAmanda Pantin, Recreation Manager, Northridge LTC; Phone: 905-257-9882 ext 2005; Email:
Duties- Sign in at volunteer sign in and put on name tag.  
- Report to recreation staff to be notified of specific tasks and duties to be performed during activity 
- Follow direction and instructions of recreation staff, by inviting and assisting the resident to the designated program area. This may including pushing residents in their wheelchairs. 
- Follow instructions for specific activities. Provide residents with verbal encouragement. 
- Upon completion of program assists residents back to their home area. 
- Assist with program area clean up. 
- Notify program staff of any issues or concerns that arose from the visit.
Benefits- Providing the opportunity to link seniors within the community 
- To provide cognitive and sensory stimulation 
- To provide opportunities for enjoyment
ClientsSeniors * Cognitive impairments * Physical impairments
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestGames ; Gardening / Yard Work ; Program Coordination / Support ; Reading / Literacy ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator
Location496 Postridge Drive, Oakville
Number of PositionsOakville: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
CostPolice check, VSS and TB test
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Screening 
2 step TB test
Agency Details
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Organization NameNorthridge Long Term Care Centre
Office Phone905-257-9882
Toll Free Phone1-877-929-9222
Address & Map
496 Postridge Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 7A2
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