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Bruyere Continuing Care - Volunteer Resources

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Nathalie Lalonde
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Bruyere Continuing Care - Volunteer Resources

43, rue Bruyère St.
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 5C8

TEL: 613 562 6364

E-mail: volunteer@bruyere.org
Web: http://www.bruyere.org

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

Vivre nos valeurs

Nous excellons dans la prestation de soins et de services de santé fondés sur des données probantes pour les personnes vulnérables et celles atteintes de problèmes médicaux complexes, et nous mettons l'accent sur les personnes qui requièrent des soins subaigus, gériatriques ou palliatifs.

Fidèle à la vocation de notre fondatrice, la mère Élisabeth Bruyère, notre organisme catholique de soins de santé se donne pour mandat d'opimiser la qualité de vie des gens qui composent la collectivité diversifiée que nous servons, en français et en anglais.

Nous y parvenons grâce à notre engagement envers l'excellence, l'éducation, la recherche, l'innovation, les partenariats régionaux et la prestation des soins plus près du domicile des patients.

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Living our values

We excel in the provision of evidence based health care and services for the vulnerable and medically complex, with a focus on persons who require sub-acute, geriatric or palliative care.

Inspired by our foundress, Mother Élisabeth Bruyère, we are a Catholic health care organization that optimizes the quality of life of people within the diverse community we serve in French and English.

We do this through our commitment to excellence, education, research and innovation, regional partnerships, and bringing care closer to home.

www.bruyere.org

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to assist on a weekly basis with this popular game. Bocci is played every Tuesday afternoon from 1-3 pm.
Volunteers would assist with portering patients to and from the activity, assisting with the implementation of the game, setting-up the equipment and writing the points on the board.

This would be a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic and energetic as you would be encouraging patient s' participation in a social setting.
Location: Saint-Vincent Hospital
60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Bruyere Continuing Care is looking for volunteers with big hearts for the following: 1-Catholic Mass Service - facilitate patient access to mass by helping them to and from their rooms. Needs are many:
Location: 879 chemin Hiawatha Park
Orleans, ONT, K1C 2Z6
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
The Saint-Louis Residence Volunteer Resources team is recognized for excellence in providing people with an enriching volunteer experience by giving them the opportunity to use their skills and develop relationships while engaging in meaningful activities for our residents. Positions to be filled: In order to meet your needs and those of our residents, several positions are available:  Facilitating group activities  Welcoming visitors at the information desk  Escorting residents (beauty salon, stroll, etc.)  Escorting residents to religious services (mass, sacrement of reconciliation, sacrement of the sick, etc.)  Helping residents during activities (social, recreational, artistic, etc.)  Assisting residents with meals  Volunteer within the interprofessional team  Helping with organizing activities and events (concerts, BBQs, birthdays, bingos, etc.)  Supporting Day program participants  Cognitive stimulation of residents (memory games, board and table games, etc.)  Administrative tasks  Pastoral visits to residents  Friendly visits to lonely residents (reading, music, etc.)  Other interesting positions: animal therapy, snoezelen (multisensory stimulation), music therapy, etc. If you have skills or interests other than those previously mentioned and ideas for the creation of new volunteer positions, please let us know.
Location: 879 Chemin Hiawatha Park
Orléans, ON, K1C 2Z6
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Mealtime Assistant on the unit: - Porter residents who are in wheelchairs to dining room, - Serve food to residents along with other related tasks, - Assist and encourage residents who need help during mealtime, - Porter residents back to their rooms. Therapeutic Recreation activities helper: Arts and crafts, musical activity, if you play an instrument, concerts, movie, knitting club, men's club, playing cards, reading, horticulture, walking/outdoors club, concerts, and many more! - Porter residents in wheelchairs to the activity and back, - Assist residents who need help and actively engage with them, - Assist the recreation staff with other related tasks. Wednesday evening bingo activity (bilingual) - Porter residents who are in wheelchairs from their room to the auditorium, - Assist residents who need help when playing bingo, - Actively engage with residents during the activity, - Distribute cards, collect money and distribute prize money to winners.
Location: 879 chemin Hiawatha Park Rd.
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Volunteers are needed to assist with bingo on a regular basis, each monday from 1-3 pm. This entails portering patients to and from the activity and assisting some patients play the game.
This is a fun and social event as you are part of a group setting with patients and other volunteers.
Location: 60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
We need your help to talk to our patients about their opinions of our care and services. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy talking to patients and who are interested in reading survey questions to them and writing down their answers. We will train you so you will feel comfortable doing this (in about 45 minutes). Our surveys are done in all our programs so we need people who are available at different times of the year, during the day and evenings, and at our three locations (Bruyère Hospital, St.Vincent Hospital and Saint Louis Residence).
Location: 43, Bruyère street
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5C8
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Supporting the faith life and practice of our patients is extremely important. Receiving communion is one way that our Roman Catholic patients live out their faith and strengthen their spirit. If you are Roman Catholic and wish to offer pastoral care, consider joining our team of Eucharistic Ministers.
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Soutenir la foi et les pratiques de nos patients est extrêmement important. Recevoir la communion est une façon que nos patients catholiques vivent leur foi et renforcent leur esprit. Si vous êtes catholique et souhaitez offrir un service de pastorale, joignez notre équipe de ministres eucharistiques et aidez à partager l'amour de Dieu en apportant la communion aux patients 1 fois par semaine ou plus fréquemment si votre temps le permet.
Location: Hôpital Saint-Vincent Hospital
60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
or
Hôpital Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital
43 Bruyère St.
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5C8
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Our classical music program takes place every Monday from 1-3 pm. Patients have the opportunity to temporarily escape as you take them through a musical journey of YouTube videos talking about musical pieces, and bring into context key elements you wish to discuss such as history, the author, instruments etc. As a leader of the program, you would be responsible for downloading musical content on our tablet, planning your weekly session, portering patients etc.
This is suited for someone who shares a passion for music, notably classical. It is also great for someone who is energetic, independent and reliable and who can take on initiative.
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
As a unit model volunteer, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team helping patients in a variety of settings. You assist with the implementation of activities; bring patients to their appointments (internally); make friendly visits and multi-task with other small duties as they may arise. The following shifts are available: 9-noon, 10-1pm, 1-4pm 3-6pm and 5-8pm.

If you like to take initiative, are flexible and reliable this opportunity is for you!
Location: 60, Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Our Volunteer Ambassador program ensures that patients feel welcome as they are greeted at admission within our hospital. Ambassadors make a difference in the lives of patients by providing basic information upon arrival and ensuring their questions are answered. A tour of the facility and general areas are also provided to patients and/or families.
This opportunity is ideal for someone who is a leader, has great interpersonal skills and is independent. Join our volunteer ambassador team by committing to 1-2 shifts per week and make a difference in someone’s life from the start!
Location: 60, Cambridge street North
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
As a boutique volunteer, you will have the opportunity to help patients in a variety of ways. You will be required to help patients move around the boutique, serve them coffee, assist in collecting purchased items, provide some assistance at the cash machine, escort patients to the sitting area outside the boutique, be friendly and accommodating to patients’ needs and provide any other services required. The following shifts are available: 9-1pm twice weekly. This opportunity is open to all those who are flexible, reliable, take initiatives and are thinking of a long term commitment.
Location: Hôpital Saint-Vincent Hospital
60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Our arts and crafts studio operates primarily on a “drop-in” basis. Patients are able to drop by Monday and/or Wednesday afternoons to colour, paint or simply be “artsy”. This is an ongoing program and we need someone who is comfortable assisting patients with their projects in small groups, is creative and energetic. Ideally, this position is suitable for someone with an arts background or has a general interest in arts and crafts and is available and willing to take the lead.
Location: Hôpital Saint-Vincent Hospital
60, Cambridge street north
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7A5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019