Description & Details
Enjoy working with people?
Passionate about caregiving?
Come to Shepherd Village and make an impact on the lives of seniors today!
Requirements : You are currently in Grade 12 or taking a project management course in a college / university and are interested in getting hands-on experience.
You have your own laptop and are able to multi-task and complete projects effectively and on time. You are well-versed with Prezi and enjoy creating power point presentations.
You enjoy public speaking and will be willing to take a leadership role in this area. You will be required to assist at reception as well as porter residents to and from activities.
You will be a key factor in organizing and running volunteer orientations sessions.
Benefits of Volunteering :
Program Times : Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 : 30 a.m. to 4 : 00 p.m. but hours are negotiable.
Required : A mandatory Tuberculosis (TB) with a 2-step Mantoux skin test is required and a vulnerable sector police check is required.
Training and Orientation : Training will be provided by Volunteer Services. You will enjoy a 30 minute tour of our facility followed by a 1.
5 hour interactive orientation. Additional on-line training required. Orientations are held twice a month. A mandatory Tuberculosis (TB) with a 2-step Mantoux skin test is required.
A vulnerable sector police check is required.
Required Language : Excellent English skills. We are also in high demand of Mandarin and Cantonese speaking volunteers.
Transportation / Intersection : We are accessible by bus and a 5 minute walk (west) from the corner of Kennedy and Sheppard Avenue.
Minimum hours per week : Flexible but must make commitment of 6 months.
Accessibility : Building is accessible.