Dining Room Meal Assistant Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE1632 Last Modified: 30 Aug 2018 Last Full Update: 30 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Holland, Volunteer Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: 519-822-0491 ext 2366; Fax: 519-822-5658; Email: mholland@elliottcommunity.org
DutiesDining Room Assistants will help in the dining rooms in the Long-Term Care units. Duties include encouraging residents to eat, assisting with cutlery and assisting with the Restorative Dining program as per resident needs.
More Info Linkwww.elliottcommunity.org
Benefits- Gain experience working with the senior population including tasks for nursing and PSW 
- Develop friendships with seniors and learn about their lives. Gain valuable communication skills with seniors and staff members.
ClientsLong-Term Care Residents
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestSenior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Leadership ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (7:00am-8:00am; 12:00pm-1:00pm; 5:00pm-6:00pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationThe Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 10 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required - Training in restorative dining will be provided during orientation training. ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Job shadowing with a PSW staff is required on your first shift.
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost of 2 Step Tuberculin/Mantoux Skin Test
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2 Step Tuberculin/Mantoux Skin Test Required
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/The-Elliott-Community-533703656711802/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ElliottGuelph
Display Until01 Jan 2019
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Fax519-822-5658
E-Mailinfo@elliottcommunity.org
Websitewww.elliottcommunity.org
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
 
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