Dining Room Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE0067 Last Modified: 21 Mar 2022 Last Full Update: 21 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactKim Barfoot, Resident Engagement Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: 519-822-0491 ext 2103; Fax: 519-822-5658; Email: volunteer@elliottcommunity.org
Duties- Ensure residents receive adequate food intake at each meal 
- Assist residents in increasing their level of independence during meal times 
- Encourage residents to actively participate in the dining process 
- Porter residents to and from the dining room area 
- Provide supervision and verbal cues for residents requiring direction 
- Provide hand-over-hand assistance for residents requiring physical assistance 
- Clean up after resident and offer resident a warm cloth for their hands and face.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
Benefits- Provide resident with nourishment 
- Interact with staff members from different departments 
- Increase independence of residents in the dining room 
- Make professional contacts for the future
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestFood Services / Nutrition ; Health Care ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationThe Elliott Community
Number of PositionsGuelph 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline31 Dec 2022
CostCost of 2 Step TB Test ($40/test)  
$5.00 FOB deposit
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements3 COVID-19 Vaccinations  
Annual Flu Shot  
2 Step TB Test  
Vulnerable Sector Check
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/The-Elliott-Community-533703656711802/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/elliottcommunity/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ElliottGuelph
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCVzx8cEsy9dGTVzXvRzU-eQ
Start DateOn or after 15 Apr 2022
Display Until01 Oct 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
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