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Adult Day Program Volunteer

Organization: Harmer House

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 10

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Jun 30, 2018

Description

A Day Away:
Harmer House's Adult Day Program provides clients with Alzheimer's disease and/or other impairments with a day of stimulating activities.
Required are volunteers that are compassionate, honest and provide true leadership through companionship, encouragement and guidance to assigned client(s) throughout the activities of the day, and assist with program operations.

If you have patience and dependability; a sense of humour, respect and passion for making a difference please apply!

Availablity:
Program Hours are Monday to Friday 9:30am to 2:30pm

Available daily shifts:
9am to 1pm
or
12pm to 2:30pm
or
9am to 2:30pm

Experience working with seniors or assisting with cognitive impairments is an asset.

Education in a related field is also an asset.

Contact

Kate or Jessica

613-726-8882

Ext: 222

assistadmin@harmerhouse.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
100 Forestview Crescent, Nepean

Details

Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Health Care

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteering with Harmer House Adult Day Program and receive the following benefits: *Training/Orientation *Letter of recommendation, upon request, and serve as a reference if appropriate. *Experience working with Seniors/older Adults *Meet new people *Make a difference in our community!

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

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Police record check required: Yes