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Organization: City of Ottawa- Garry J. Armstrong Long Term Care home

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Apr 20, 2018

Description

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.

Contact

Julien Roberge

613 580 2424

Ext: 22950

julien.roberge@ottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
200 Island Lodge Rd.
Ottawa,On. K1N 5M2

Details

Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Health Care; Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This role will make you feel good as you are socializing and making a difference by providing companionship to our residents

How will the organization benefit?
Your companionship will help the residents feel less isolated, lift their spirits and increase their quality of life! What a great gift!!

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes