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Meal Assistance Dining Program

Organization: The Glebe Centre

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Mar 31, 2019


The Meal Assistance Dining Program is a specialized program allowing individual support for seniors who have difficulty eating in a normal dining room setting. The volunteer will help set up the room for a dining experience, encourage residents to eat, converse with residents to encourage socialization and independence by allowing choices.


Lonelle Butler

613 238-2727

Ext: 353


Volunteer Opportunity Address
77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7


Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Health Care; Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: Men; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will have an opportunity to support residents who may not have the ability to eat in a normal setting. The program allows the resident to make choices and socialize.

How will the organization benefit?
Often our residents need individualized support at meal time and it is difficult to find volunteers who can support a lunchtime program. This would be an ideal opportunity for retires.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes