Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Homeless
Extendicare-Medex is a long term care facility located in the west end of Ottawa. We are a 193 bed accredited facility that provides 24 hour nursing care. We are located near the Baseline Transitway station. We are looking for volunteers to help assist our fun recreation programs such as outings, bingo, special events, music events and more!
We also have other roles here as well such as; administrative duties, feeding, spending one on one time with residents, reading, listening to them, playing cards, going out for garden walks, sitting with them during End of Life care. They're are many opportunities here for you and we would love to have you on our team!
Volunteers are needed to sit with residents who are on end of life measures to provide comfort and emotional and spiritual support. Volunteers should be comfortable with the sick and dying and be willing to be on call any time of day. All volunteers must complete a police record check and a 2-step TB test. TB test can me done here free of charge and we can give you a letter to wave the cost of the police check