Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women
The 180 Residents long term care home is situated on the picturesque banks of the Rideau River in Central Ottawa. Garry J. Armstrong on its’ doors in June 2005 replacing the former Island Lodge. The Home provides high-quality, client-centered care in a home-like environment that is comfortable, safe and secure. Volunteers from the community make a difference by enhancing and supporting the care programs and services in collaboration with professional staff. If you would like more information regarding volunteer opportunities at Garry J. Armstrong Long Term Care home, please contact Volunteer Services today.
Looking for a volunteer role where you have an opportunity to make people smile and feel good! Consider adopting a unit in our Long Term Care Home. You can visit individuals, provide Montessori based activities, take residents for a walk outside, read them the current events or simply chat about each other life experiences.
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference by helping someone! Being a Mealtime Assistant will give you an opportunity to establish a relationship with one or more of our residents. Those Residents would be receiving a quality opportunity as you are assisting them to eat in a relaxing atmosphere while enjoying your company. Training opportunities will be provided! This Volunteer opportunity will bring a heartfelt, warm feeling to you as you are increasing the quality of life of a senior in the community