Adult Day Program (Recreation) Assistant
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
4d ago

Description & Details

To assist Adult Day Program staff with the daily recreation activities and workshops / presentations to clients. Setting up and preparation of activity room and materials.

Motivating and encouraging client to take part in the activities. Assisting with client transfer when needed.

Potential volunteers must be comfortable with older adults living with cognitive and / or physical limitations.

Additional Information

Initial Volunteer orientation to agency and program; On-the-job shadowing / scheduled training with an experienced volunteer or staff.

Coordinator provides on-going support, answer questions and explain policies. Volunteer will be trained to carry out activation programs and working with seniors.

  • An opportunity to become acquainted and socialize with the program participants, working as a team with program staff and other volunteers;
  • The knowledge of playing a vital role in the success of the community services; Gain knowledge of the frail elderly; An invitation to the Annual Volunteer Recognition Event;
  • Letter of Reference (after completion or required duration).

    Required language

    Spoken English, other languages an asset


    Close to Bus and Streetcar stop. Free parking also available.

    Minimum age

    Minimum hours per week

    2 hours shifts : in the morning from 10 : 30am to 12 : 30am or afternoon from 12 : 30pm to 2 : 30pm.

    Thursday and Friday morning volunteers especially needed

    Task requirements

  • Responsible and dependable with regards to time commitment; Sensitive to client needs; Respectful of client wishes; Flexible in nature;
  • Possess warmth and empathy; Ability to work with diverse populations and cultural groups; Willingness to tolerate client values and lifestyle.


    Building is accessible with washrooms.

    Intersection :

    Don Mills and Lawrence

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