Spiritual Care Support
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
4d ago

Description & Details

Program : Spiritual Care offers many services and activities geared to meeting the spiritual needs of patients and caregivers. Everyone is welcome.

Volunteer Resources : The mission of Volunteer Resources is to promote a culture of excellence that supports meaningful volunteer engagement that in turn provides exceptional experiences for our patients, volunteers and staff.

Position : The role of the Spiritual Care Support Volunteer is to assist UHN Spiritual Care staff or Community Clergy in escorting previously identified / interested patients to and from weekly programs and assisting in preventing patients from wandering from the designated area.

Responsibilities :

  • Assist with set up and clean-up of supplies for various programs
  • Assist in escorting previously identified / interested patients to and from the program
  • Create a safe and calm environment for the patients during programs
  • Ensure that patients do no wander from the designated area
  • Return of patient lists to designated area or in confidential shredding bin
  • Qualifications :

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to show respect and understanding for patients and caregivers
  • Comfortable working with patients from all of the inpatient units
  • Spiritual sensitivity to people of varying faiths
  • Sensitivity towards patient needs and requests
  • Ability to take initiative, accept detailed direction and feedback when it is indicated and work independently
  • A patient, calm, mature, self-confident and responsible individual
  • Energy, enthusiasm and commitment towards this service
  • Reliable and responsible with a firm commitment to assigned schedule
  • Shifts : 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 3 : 00pm-4 : 30pm (assisting with Catholic Mass)

    No affiliation to church or denomination required

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