Music Therapy Aide

(Orchard Villa, Long-Term Care)

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Position ID: V-OSH1231 Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 15 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChaka Comrie, Coordinator, Volunteer Services, Orchard Villa Long Term Care; Email:
DutiesHelp with weekly music therapy sessions on the secure Aspen Unit for residents with dementia * porter residents to the program area * assist the music therapist with 8 residents * encourage participation
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ClientsLong Term Care Resident with Dementia
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestMusic & Performing Arts ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Elder Care ; Patience ; A volunteer with a music background would be ideal, however not required
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4.5 / Month
Dates and TimesFriday: Afternoon (1:30 pm-2:15 pm)
SeasonsYear Round - Ongoing
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOrchard Villa Long Term Care * 1955 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Number of PositionsPickering 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Online,once paper work is complete ; Training is provided - After completed online orientation
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check required for all Volunteers over the age of 18 * 2-Step TB test is required for all staff/ volunteers prior to commencement of duties
Agency Details
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Organization NameOrchard Villa, Long-Term Care
Office PhoneOffice: 905-831-2522
Toll Free Phone1-866-471-9037
Address & Map
1955 Valley Farm Rd
Pickering, ON
Canada L1V 3R6
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