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
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
Required to push a wheelchair
Some gentle rearranging of furniture but no heavy physical requirement