Mealtime Supervisor

(Homewood Health Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE1886 Last Modified: 16 May 2022 Last Full Update: 16 May 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactMartha Schuett, Co-ordinator of Volunteer Services, Homewood Health Centre; Phone: 519-824-1010 ext 32262; Fax: 519-767-3564; Email:
DutiesVolunteers observe and monitor Eating Disorders Program patients during and post mealtimes to contribute to the patient well being. Follow guidelines as established by the Eating Disorders Program staff. Contribute to a helping supportive atmosphere for patients. Report patients' intake. Socialize with patient group during post meal supervision based on therapeutic principles. This position requires a regular weekly commitment.
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BenefitsOpportunity to become familiar with the Eating Disorders Program; free parking; free beverage on your shift.
ClientsPatients in the Homewood Health Centre Eating Disorders Program.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestHealth Care
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Desire to work with Eating Disorders Program patients; pleasant disposition and an ability to show compassion, patience and understanding; Have an interest in the health care field but not get involved in counselling or offering advice to our patients; Able to follow instructions and accept designated responsibility; Moderate visual activity; Comfort with monitory role.  
Exclusion Criteria: Active or previously untreated eating disorder; Someone who attends an Eating Disorders Anonymous Group in Guelph
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 4 month commitment
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon (11:40 am - 1:30 pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening (4:30 - 6:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (11:40 am - 1:30 pm; 4:30 - 6:30 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (7:30 - 9:15 am; 4:30 - 6:30 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (11:40 am - 1:30 pm; 4:30 - 6:30 pm) 
Volunteers needed for on call/spares list.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationHomewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St.
Number of PositionsGuelph 
8 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsAgency interview; Second interview with clinical staff; References; 2 step TB skin testing
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Display Until24 Jun 2022
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Organization NameHomewood Health Centre
Office Phone519-824-1010
Toll Free Phone1-866-839-2594
Address & Map
150 Delhi St
Guelph, ON N1E 6K9
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