Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
Volunteer Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
5d ago

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 :

  • Hands-on experience with project management
  • Gain experience working within a long term care facility
  • Gain experience interaction with seniors and increase your interpersonal skills
  • Give back to the community and feel good about the engagement and impact you have with the residents
  • Increase your knowledge of long term care issues that come with aging
  • Developing new friendship and networking opportunities
  • Gain new skills to add to your resume
  • Be recognized by your peers and senior management at recognition events
  • 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.

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