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Position #: 1012
OrganizationIsland Health (VIHA) - South Island Long-Term Care Homes
Position: Hairdressing Assistant - Oak Bay Lodge
Location: Oak Bay Lodge, Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: By spending time with each resident to both provide friendly conversation and help communicating their needs you will be helping to increase their socialization and reduce their stress. This overall contribution to the residents' quality of life is the invaluable difference our volunteers make.
Description: This role involves portering those residents in wheelchairs who require help to and from the hairdressing area, providing friendly conversation to those who are waiting, and generally contributing to a pleasant and friendly atmosphere.
Training Details: Both organizational training and site specific training (with staff and the hairdresser) will be provided. Overall support of the volunteer role is provided by the Volunteer Coordinator.
Working Conditions: This role is located inside of Oak Bay Lodge
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Friday mornings 9am-noon
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/volunteer/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Andrea Pipes
Phone: 250-370-5645
Address: 1450 Hillside Avenue Victoria, V8T2B7


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