December 2, 2018 at 9:14 pm #182
STUDENTS: Visiting, Recreation, Fundraising Volunteers
Organization: Lakeshore Lodge
Date Posted: 2018-11-22
Posted By: Kimberly Penton
Primary Category: Visiting/Accompanying Positions
Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)
Description & Details
We need student volunteers who are able to volunteer in our long term care home and visit residents, help with recreation programs i.e. crafts, music, exercises, arts and crafts, games, bingo, gift shop, coffee sales and ice-cream fundraisers, gardening, greeter etc. For students 14 yrs+ this can be also be a summer opportunity to complete 40 hours!
Training: General Orientation mandatory – a 3.5 hour session is held once a month. Additional training sessions/opportunities available.
To apply: Contact Kimberly Penton, Coordinator, Volunteer Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416 392 9460. Visit http://www.toronto.ca/ltc. You can download an application for the Co-ordinator can send you one. You can also come by and pick up the application package.
Location: 3197 Lake Shore Blvd. West (at Kipling)
Process for volunteering: Attend an Orientation, have a personal interview and submit an application, references (forms provided) and if over 18 yrs. complete the form for a vulnerable person’s police check.
Skills required: Interested in socializing, visiting with seniors. Patient, reliable, compassionate.
Close to bus or street car stop
Free parking available
2 hours per week for six months.
-walking and standing
Benefits: Enjoy time with residents and give back to your community. Meet new people, enhance the quality of life for seniors; give back to your community; gain hours for school, reference, career-related experience.
Intersection: Kipling/Lake Shore Blvd. West
How to Apply / Contact
Coordinator, Volunteer Services
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