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(Westney Gardens, Retirement Home)

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Position ID: V-OSH1180 Last Modified: 01 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 01 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactAshley Williams, Director of Recreation, Westney Gardens Retirement Residence; Phone: 289-200-5992; Email:
DutiesAssist at group programs * bingo, arts and crafts, exercise * socials and special events for seniors * one to one visits with a resident * help with programs, assist with outings
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BenefitsGain experience and community hours * make a difference in seniors lives
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Friend / Penpal ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; High School students must commit to 40 hours
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours40 (Total)
Dates and TimesMonday- Sunday morning, afternoon and evening shifts available * flexible to the schedule of volunteers
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWestney Gardens Retirement Residence, 1010 Westney Rd N, Ajax
Number of PositionsAjax ; Durham Region 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2 step TB test required
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Organization NameWestney Gardens, Retirement Home
Toll Free Phone1-844-573-8372
Address & Map
1010 Westney Rd N
Ajax, ON L1T 3H3
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