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Mealtime Assistant

Organization: Longfields Manor

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: May 1, 2019


To provide asssiatnce to residents during meal times. Responsiblities: - Ability to take instruction from nurse/staff - Ability to feed and/or assist residents during meal time - Ability to take initiative - Ability to assist in the set-up or clean-up before and after meal services Commitment required: One hour daily during lunch (12 to 1 p.m) or supper (5 to 6 p.m) Qualification and personal qualities required: - Friendly - Able to approach residents independently. - Patient, tactful, polite and flexible. - Should feel comfortable being alone with residents. - Able to be adaptable to a changing environment - Need to be aware of changing cognitive environment at all times. Training/Orientation Provided: - General volunteer tarining/orientation - View video ""Hands that Feed"" - Initial orientation with assigned resident - Ongoing orientation and tarining within the home. Benefits to volunteer; - Enjoy valuable service for the resident in need - Provide social stimulation for the residents - Enjoy social interaction and meeting new residents. - Experience personal growth and learning. - Ongoing opportunities for training , volunteer conferences. - Ongoing recognition events


Sarah Labelle


Ext: 2005


Volunteer Opportunity Address
330 Beatrice Drive, Nepean Ontario K2J 5A5


Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Health Care

You will be working with: Men; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Police record check required: Yes