Recreation Program Volunteer

(Lakeridge Health Whitby, Specialty Hospital)

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Position ID: V-OSH1299 Last Modified: 27 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 27 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactVicki Adams, Coordinator, Lakeridge Health Whitby; Phone: 905-668-6831 ext 53198; Email:
DutiesAll Lakeridge Health volunteer programs are suspended until the COVID-19 outbreak is finished  
Assist staff with recreation activities for Complex Continuing Care patients to help improve functional ability, leisure independence and quality of life
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BenefitsGain exposure to hospital environment, interact with patients with a variety of diagnosis * develop communication and listening skills * this position may especially of interest to those who wants a career in medicine, nursing, police foundations, fire fighters, EMS, 911 operator
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestGames ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term - Summer student placements available ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesVarious shifts Monday to Friday: 10 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm- 2:30 pm 1 pm-3pm * 2 pm-4 pm, 3 pm-5 pm, 5 pm-7 pm * Every other Saturday 10 am- 2 noon, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
SeasonsYear Round - 8 month committment
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationLakeridge Health Whitby, 300 Gordon St, Whitby
Number of PositionsWhitby 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
CostAdult $20 police reference check
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2-step Mantoux Tests for tuberculosis is provided at no charge at the Hospital
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Organization NameLakeridge Health Whitby, Specialty Hospital
Office Phone905-668-6831
Address & Map
300 Gordon St S
Whitby, ON L1N 5T2
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