Recreation Assistant - Wednesday evening
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
2d ago

Description & Details

Located in Downtown Toronto (5 minutes from Bay / Bloor), Belmont House is a charitable, non-profit, Christian home for seniors offering long term care, retirement living and apartments.

For 165 years we have provided quality care to our residents in a safe and stimulating home environment. Belmont House values respect, caring, innovation, teamwork, excellence and responsiveness.

We are currently seeking a volunteer in the capacity of Recreation Assistant.

Time Required :

Every Wednesday evening from 6 : 00pm to 7 : 00pm

Goal of Position :

To support the residents in programs

Qualifications :

Good communications skills, friendly and relaxed manner, good sense of humour, patience, enthusiasm and commitment

Effective listening skills

Desire to learn how to design programs that will meet the needs and interests of residents

Clerical and organizational skills an asset

Other professional skills, i.e. gardening, art and craft, etc.

Education / Training required :

General orientation to Belmont House

Specific orientation for Volunteer Department

In- service presentations when pertinent

Introduction to resident(s) and general information re : their physical limitations, preferences, etc.

Specific on-the- job training

Effort :

Required to push a wheelchair

Some gentle rearranging of furniture but no heavy physical requirement

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