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Position # 1823
OrganizationOur Place Society
Position Foot Care Volunteer - Medical Outreach
Location 919 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Our Place is a community centre serving Greater Victoria's most vulnerable citizens: the working poor, impoverished elderly, the mentally and physically challenged, the addicted and the homeless. We serve over 1,800 meals per day across our 11 sites, provide hot showers, free clothing, counselling and outreach services. Most importantly, we provide a sense of hope and belonging to our neighbours in need.
Description Footcare is needed on an on-going basis by the clients who access our drop-in centre at 919 Pandora Ave. Homeless people spend a lot of time on their feet, in second-hand shoes that get wet and stay wet. "Street feet" is common, plus foot complications for clients suffering with diabetes.

If you are an LPN or chiropodist or R.N. with foot care training - retired is fine - please consider volunteering with us for two hours once-a-week or even once-a-month to provide this very important service. The days and times are very flexible, even two hours a month can make a difference.
Training Details If this sounds like something you'd like to do, please email me and we can set up a time to talk about this program.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail Once-a-week or once-a-month for two hours
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://www.ourplacesociety.com/volunteer/
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Contact Patricia
Phone 250-940-5092 Ext. 3104
Address 1625 Quadra Street Victoria, V8W 2L5

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