Pleasurable Dining Assistant

(ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence)

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Position ID: V-OSH0536
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Feb 2023

Opportunity Details: Pleasurable Dining Assistant

Contact Caroline Connelly, Recreation Manager, ThorntonView Long Term Care; Phone: 905-576-5181 ext 2006; Email:

Actively recruiting volunteers 
Support residents at meal time * assist residents to eat their meals, use safe feeding techniques, monitor residents eating/drinking while observing dietary requirements * encourage interaction and conversation with those at table

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Benefits Contribute to ThorntonView community * gain experience in related field * build friendships
Clients Residents
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Men ; Women
Areas of Interest Food Services / Nutrition ; Personal Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing - Conversation to make a pleasurable dining experience for residents ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment Length Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; 6 months minimum commitment
Interaction Level One-on-one
Dates and Times Monday: 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 
Mon-Sun 3 meals per day * choose convenient meal time(s)
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location ThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Number of Positions Durham Region ; Oshawa 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - Revera online training ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Vulnerable Sector police check over the age of 16* volunteer application * Food Education service modules, hands on supervised training will be provided, require double vaccination against Covid 19
Liability Insurance Not Available

Agency Details: ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence

Office Phone 905-576-5181
Fax 905-576-0078
Address & Map
186 Thornton Rd S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 5Y2
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Mailing Address 186 Thornton Rd S 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1J 5Y2

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