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About the Position
Position # 1915
OrganizationIsland Health (VIHA) - South Island Long-Term Care Homes
Position Activity and Social Engagement Volunteer - Piercy Respite Hotel
Location 1454 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement By spending time with each client to both provide friendly conversation and and support engaging in an activity you will be helping to increase their socialization and reduce their stress. This overall contribution to the clients' quality of life is the invaluable difference our volunteers make.
Description Piercy Respite provides safe, secure, and supportive environment for elderly guests whose caregivers require a period of rest and renewal. The activity volunteer will assist the activity staff in ensuring each guest has engaging social activities to participate in.
Training Details Both organizational training (online learning) and site specific training (with the unit staff and experienced volunteers) will be provided. Overall support of the volunteer role is provided by the Volunteer Coordinator.
Working Conditions This role primarily indoors (weather permitting visits to attached and enclosed garden) in a lovely and supportive environment.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age 16+
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, Adaptability, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.viha.ca/volunteer_resources/volunteer/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Lindsay Meissner
Phone 250-370-5645
Address 1450 Hillside Avenue Victoria, V8T 2B7


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