Pleasurable Dining Assistant

(ThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence)

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Position ID: V-OSH0536 Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 Last Full Update: 25 Feb 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactCaroline Cheng-Connelly, Recreation Manager, ThorntonView Long Term Care; Phone: 905-576-5181 ext 2006; Email:
DutiesActively 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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BenefitsContribute to ThorntonView community * gain experience in related field * build friendships
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Personal Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing - Conversation to make a pleasurable dining experience for residents ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; 6 months minimum commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Dates and TimesMon-Sun 3 meals per day * choose convenient meal time(s)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationThorntonView Long Term Care, 186 Thornton Rd S, Oshawa
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Oshawa 
25 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required - Revera online training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable 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 InsuranceNot Available
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Organization NameThorntonView, Long Term Care Residence
Office Phone905-576-5181
Address & Map
186 Thornton Rd S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 5Y2
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