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Geriatric Day Hospital

Organization: Queensway Carleton Hospital

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Mar 8, 2018


Geriatric Day Hospital

Volunteers assist and encourage the clients’ independence while supporting staff with daily programs, i.e., crafts, films, and daily living skills for geriatric outpatients. (Program runs out of Bell Mews Plaza in Bell’s Corners, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm & 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm.)

Time Commitment: one shift per week
Skills required:
Adhere to volunteer policies
Ensure the safety of self and others
Display a warm, friendly, polite and outgoing personality
Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must have a customer service orientated approach to serving the public
Must have the ability to physically remain mobile throughout the shift
Ability to work well as a team member, take and follow directions with minimal supervision

Registration and attendance to Volunteer Information session. Dates posted www.qch.on.ca/volunteers


LIse Beauchemin, Manager Volunteer Resources and Spiritual Care



Volunteer Opportunity Address
3045 Baseline Road
Ottawa ON K2H 8P4


Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Health Care

You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a rewarding opportunity
Satisfaction of being helpful
Active interactions with people
Enhance learning and knowledge of recreational activities for the elderly

How will the organization benefit?
The hospital strives to offer the best patient and family experience. The volunteers enhance the patient experience.
Enhance programming for the patients
Helps offer respite to the caregivers

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes