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Organization: The Glebe Centre

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

Description

Engage with male resident in one to one visits. Play Yahtzee, checkers, cribbage or construct a wooden project. Male volunteer required to offer support for resident in need of socialization.

Contact

Lonelle Butler

613 238-2727

Ext: 353

volunteer@glebecentre.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
77 Monk Street Ottawa On

Details

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

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteer will develop an understanding of dementia and the needs of folks who have been diagnosed with this disease. Volunteers will learn to adapt and role play while engaging resident in activities.

How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers are needed to allow us to provide activities and socialization for residents in long term care.

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

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