Elder Life Program Volunteer

(Joseph Brant Hospital)

Position ID: V-HVC0202 Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactCarolann Badger, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Joseph Brant Hospital; Phone: 905-632-3737 ext 1443; Email: cbadger@josephbranthospital.ca
DutiesVolunteers will be part of the HELP team to provide social support, mental stimulation, daily walking & exercise to elderly patients preparing to discharge from the hospital.
More Info Linkwww.josephbranthospital.ca
BenefitsLearn to work with the elderly in a hospital setting. Free parking and recognition events.
ClientsElderly patients preparing to discharge from the hospital and hospital staff.
Ages17 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Health Care ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Sports & Coaching ; Interest in and empathy for elderly people. Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Times & days as convenient to volunteer and staff.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBurlington: 20 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - 15 hours of training provided. ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsProof of Immunity to MMR & Chicken Pox, Hep B, Tetanus and Tuberculosis screening
Start DateOn or after 04 Dec 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameJoseph Brant Hospital
Office Phone905-632-3737
Address & Map
1245 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 0A2
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