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Palliative Care

Organization: City of Ottawa - Long Term Care - Peter D. Clark

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Weekends; Days; Evenings

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Description

Visit residents at Peter D. Clark long term care home whom are requiring palliative care. The volunteer will sit and socialize or just read to the resident. Your role is to provide the resident with companionship and remove the feeling of being alone.

Contact

Tony Sponza

613-580-2424 ext30011

tony.sponza@ottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
9 Meridian Place Ottawa K2G 6P8

Details

Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
an opportunity to help and ease a resident in the transition from life to death.

How will the organization benefit?
palliative volunteers are a strong component in long term care and their assistance in the palliative state of a resident is comforting for the resident, families and staff.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

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

Police record check required: Yes