Wellness Support- Rehab Role
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto , Ontario
6d ago

Description & Details

Position : The role of a Wellness Program Support Volunteer is to assist staff and to provide support to assigned patients participating in Wellness activities while prompting leisure, optimal health and improving quality of life.

Responsibilities :

Due to the diverse nature of the wellness programs, the volunteers’ responsibilities may or may not include the following :

  • Assist with set-up of program / activity (e.g. bingo, games, special events)
  • Accompany identified and medically stable patients to and from the program / activity
  • Greet and assist with supervision of patients in the activity area
  • Provide support and encouragement for patient participation
  • Encourage patients to be as independent as possible
  • Assist with tidying up program / activity
  • Engage in and encourage conversation among patients and / or provide one-to-one companionship with identified patient(s)
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and tidy environment through general cleaning and arranging
  • Assist with administrative duties and special projects (e.g. filing, categorizing videos, etc.)
  • Other duties as outlined by staff supervisor
  • Qualifications :

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and flexibility in dealing with diversity
  • An interest in health care
  • Ability to take initiative, accept detailed direction and feedback when it is indicated
  • Work as a team and independently
  • Energy, enthusiasm, reliability and firm commitment to assigned schedule
  • Ability to provide positive encouragement to patients, when appropriate
  • Shifts :

    Tuesday- 9 : 30am-12pm

    Wednesday- 6pm-8pm

    Thursday- 9 : 30am-12pm

  • shifts noted subject to change
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to one weekly shift for a minimum of six months.

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