Hair Salon Assistant

(Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home)

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Position ID: V-GUE2759 Last Modified: 31 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementCompassionately support others
ContactMary Black, Coordinator of Volunteers, Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home; Phone: (519) 846-5359 ext 7266; Fax: (519) 846-9192; Email: maryb@wellington.ca
DutiesVolunteers are asked to help residents from their rooms to the in-house hair salon and return to rooms following their appointments. Volunteers will offer socialization and any assistance the hair dresser may require such as sweeping the salon, taking out curlers and other simple tasks. No hair dressing experience is necessary.
More Info Linkhttps://www.wellington.ca/en/resident-services/WTVolunteerServices.aspx
BenefitsThis is an opportunity to gain experience in working with older adults and people with various abilities who require long term care. This role will provide a positive benefit to our residents and will be helpful to anyone interested in a career in the healthcare field.
ClientsResidents that require partial or complete assistance with transportation to and from appointments
Ages16 year(s) - 99 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestSenior's Activity Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; This role requires the ability to independently assist others in wheelchairs or using walkers. There is a large amount of walking throughout our Home in this role as well
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; We may require someone to fill in for an extended leave, but also someone to fill other occasional days off
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; High level of participation during interaction with residents. Ability to initiate conversation as many residents will not.
Minimum Hours3.5 / Week
Dates and TimesThursday: Morning, Afternoon (11:00 am to 2:30 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (11:00 am to 2:30 pm) 
 
We are anticipating that our regular Hair Salon Volunteer may be on an extended leave in the hear future; her position is Thursdays and Fridays at the above times.
SeasonsYear Round ; Occasional basis
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Number of PositionsFergus: 3 individual(s) 
 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required - Not accessible by bus ; Volunteers will need to provide their own transportation
Application Deadline30 Apr 2018
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements2-Step TB testing and Flu Vaccine are mandatory for this role
Start DateOn or after 06 Feb 2018
Display Until26 Sep 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameWellington Terrace Long Term Care Home
Office Phone519-846-5359
Fax519-846-9192
Websitewww.wellington.ca
Address & Map
474 Wellington Rd 18
Fergus, ON N1M 0A1
 
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