Student Volunteer
(S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St)

Position ID: V-HVC0062 Last Full Update: 07 Nov 2013
Opportunity Details
Suitable ForYouth ; High School Students
ContactCatherine Farrell, Volunteer Coordinator, S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program; Phone: 905-337-8937; Fax: 905-337-0768; Email: catherine@senaca.ca
DutiesThere are many opportunities for students such as: 
1)help with computer work 
2)assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards 
3) assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia 
4)assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards  
5) help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
BenefitsHave fun and get to know some great seniors and staff 
Meet the required 40 hours of Volunteer Community Service for graduating High School; or meet requirements for a Course Field Placement  
Learn how to work with seniors  
Feel good about contributing your talents to a non-profit organization within your community.  
Get great satisfaction from helping seniors 
 
Volunteer at 53 Bond St, Oakville and 2521 Dundas St. (Palermo site) Oakville.
ClientsFrail, elderly, physically and cognitively impaired adults
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
Times: Open 8:00 AM to 6 PM; Monday to Friday: As convenient to volunteer; Can be during the day, before or after school hours, or in the evening and weekends for special events.
SeasonsYear Round
Volunteering Location53 Bond Street or Palermo United Church (Bronte Road and Dundas) Oakville, On
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsOakville: 20 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for high school diplomaYes
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Information about program as needed. Special training for wheelchairs, walking with clients and food delivery; Volunteers are buddied up with Staff and another student.
TransportationOn Bus Route
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
CostNone
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesAny (Special/One Time Events) ; Christmas Season ; Craft Instruction ; Exercise leader/helper ; Feeding assistance ; Food Preparation ; Friend ; Fundraising event ; Games ; General helper ; Group Leader Adult ; Hobbies ; Indoor Sports ; Leisure Buddy ; Making crafts ; Manpower - general helper ; Meal serving ; One to One Visitor ; Program Assistant ; Seniors Day Program ; Seniors Programs ; Special Event ; Special Needs Clients ; Visiting
Skills/ExperienceNo specific experience required but individuals need to have a willingness to learn, to enjoy people, to work as a team member, to be patient, and to be reliable.
Additional RequirementsApplication, 3 references, police check
Websitewww.senaca.ca
Agency Details
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Organization NameS.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program Halton, Oakville - Bond St
Office Phone905-337-8937
Fax905-337-0768 
Organization Emailsenaca@senaca.ca
Websitewww.senaca.ca
Address & Map
53 Bond St
Oakville, ON L6K 1L8
 
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