Christmas Dinner Event Volunteer

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE2300 Last Modified: 25 Oct 2018 Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Holland, Volunteer Coordinator, The Elliott Community; Phone: (519) 822-0491 ext 2366; Fax: (519) 822-5658; Email:
DutiesVolunteers will assist with the preparation and implementation of the Christmas dinner special event on Saturday December 8th/Sunday December 9th from 12:00-4:00pm. You will assist with serving food, cleaning up dishes from the event and helping provide a fun and engaging atmosphere. Following the event, you will help assist staff and help with cleanup. *There will be an opportunity for you to provide input for evaluation of the event.*
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Benefits- Gain organization and planning skills in the recreation field  
- Gain experience interacting with seniors 
- Learn and practice social and communication skills 
- Build meaningful relationships with residents of The Elliott Community 
- Know that you’ve brightened someone’s day 
- Make professional contacts for the future
ClientsResidents from the Retirement and Long Term Care Home Areas.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestHoliday / Festive Volunteering ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Customer Service ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Previous experience working with seniors is an asset.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - Saturday December 8th and Sunday December 9th
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours3 (Total)
Dates and TimesSaturday December 8th 12:00pm-4:00pm and Sunday December 9th 12:00pm-4:00pm
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationThe Elliott Community, 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 30 individual(s) 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline01 Dec 2018
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsDress Code- All event day volunteers must wear black pants and a black or white dress shirt and closed toe and closed heel dress shoes.
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Start DateOn or after 08 Dec 2018
Display Until30 Nov 2018
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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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