Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women
The 180 Residents long term care home is situated on the picturesque banks of the Rideau River in Central Ottawa. Garry J. Armstrong on its’ doors in June 2005 replacing the former Island Lodge. The Home provides high-quality, client-centered care in a home-like environment that is comfortable, safe and secure. Volunteers from the community make a difference by enhancing and supporting the care programs and services in collaboration with professional staff. If you would like more information regarding volunteer opportunities at Garry J. Armstrong Long Term Care home, please contact Volunteer Services today.
Want a rewarding position! Imagine how you feel when you just had your hair done! Our Residents feel the same! We are looking for volunteers that will help escort and porter Residents to and from their hair appointments. What a great Socialization opportunity! The hairdressing service is located within the Home and is open 4 days a week during the day time. Join our energetic volunteer team here at Garry J. Armstrong. Orientation/training opportunities will be provided. The Home celebrates volunteer in various annual volunteer appreciation events. Volunteer may obtain References from the Home upon request.
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference by helping someone! Being a Mealtime Assistant will give you an opportunity to establish a relationship with one or more of our residents. Those Residents would be receiving a quality opportunity as you are assisting them to eat in a relaxing atmosphere while enjoying your company. Training opportunities will be provided! This Volunteer opportunity will bring a heartfelt, warm feeling to you as you are increasing the quality of life of a senior in the community
Looking for a volunteer role where you have an opportunity to make people smile and feel good! Consider adopting a unit in our Long Term Care Home. You can visit individuals, provide Montessori based activities, take residents for a walk outside, read them the current events or simply chat about each other life experiences.
We are looking for volunteers that will help escort and porter Residents to and from the Roman Catholic Mass on Friday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:30. The mass is located within the Home. Come and be surrounded by extremely vibrant and positive individuals. It is a great place to volunteer! Join our energetic volunteer team here at Garry J. Armstrong. Orientation/training opportunities will be provided.