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.
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.
Letter of Reference (after completion or required duration).
Spoken English, other languages an asset
Close to Bus and Streetcar stop. Free parking also available.
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
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.
Don Mills and Lawrence