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Recreation Assistant

Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Carleton Lodge

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 20

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Mar 1, 2018


Recreational activities are many and for each, a number of dedicated volunteers are needed to remind residents of the activity, encourage participation and help residents get to the venue. If the event is one where refreshments are served, volunteers help serve and then collect dishes afterwards. At the end, the volunteers help residents return to their rooms. Recreation Assistants find this is a great way to get to know residents, staff and other volunteers in a fun setting.


Mary Zion



Volunteer Opportunity Address
55 Lodge Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H1


Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Companionship/Visiting

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
(Carleton Lodge is located on the Rideau River near the point where Prince of Wales Drive meets Woodroffe Avenue. It is ideally situated for residents of Manotick, Barrhaven and Nepean South. The Lodge has ample parking. The nearest bus stop is a short walk away.)

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability; Youth under 16

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes