Recreation Assistant Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE0072 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; Fax: 519-822-5658; Email:
DutiesTo engage residents in a broad range of meaningful activities that encourage social interaction, laughter, cognitive abilities and enrich the lives of the residents 
- Assist with preparation and implementation of activities 
- Porter residents to and from activities 
- Provide a run and engaging atmosphere during the activity 
- Assist with the clean up and evaluation following the activity
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
Benefits- Gain organization and planning skills in the recreation field 
- Share your talents with residents (e.g. crafts, trivia, games etc) 
- Learn and practice social and communication skills 
- Gain experience interacting with seniors 
- Build meaningful relationships with residents of The Elliott Community 
- Make professional contacts for the future.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Culture & Heritage ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; 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
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Start DateOn or after 15 Apr 2022
Display Until01 Oct 2022
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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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