Volunteers Helping Seniors

(Lakeridge Health Bowmanville)

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Position ID: V-OSH1319 Last Modified: 22 Feb 2021 Last Full Update: 22 Feb 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactVicki Adams, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Lakeridge Health Bowmanville; Phone: 905-623-3331 ext 21387; Email: vadams@lh.ca
DutiesOut of abundance of care, the Volunteer Program is suspended across all of Lakeridge Health hospitals We are still accepting electronic website of interest forms and/or online application to join our volunteer team. I will connect back with you as soon as we are able to recruit new volunteers. We continue to hope for a better tomorrow. 
Assist with meal support, social interaction, opportunities to encourage daily mobility/exercises * offer cognitive stimulation with bedside activities
More Info Linkwww.lakeridgehealth.on.ca/en/howyoucanhelp/volunteer.asp?_mid_=2084
BenefitsBecome part of the team to positively enhance the patient's daily experience * develop strong interactive communication skills * cultivate strategies to adapt to the needs of each patient * eligible to apply for the Association of Hospital Volunteers Student Scholarship Awards
ClientsConnect with seniors who are chronically ill and offer them a sense of hope and purpose
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Health Care ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Therapy
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (10:30 am-1:30 pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening (4 pm- 7 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationLakeridge Health Bowmanville, 47 Liberty St S, Bowmanville
Number of PositionsBowmanville 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
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
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameLakeridge Health Bowmanville
Office Phone905-623-3331
Toll Free Phone1-866-338-1778
Address & Map
47 Liberty St S
Bowmanville, ON L1C 2N4
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