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About the Position
Position # 1979
OrganizationIsland Health (VIHA) - South Island Long-Term Care Homes
Position Activity and Social Engagement Volunteers - Priory (Hiscock & Heritage Woods) Long-Term Care
Location 567 Goldstream Ave, Victoria, BC V9B 2W4, Canada
Impact Statement By spending time with residents of Gorge Road Hospital - Long-Term Care, providing friendly conversation, and supporting engagement in an activity, you will be helping to increase socialization and reduce stress. This overall contribution to the residents' quality of life is the invaluable difference our volunteers make.
Description There are several different available positions. We can work with volunteers to find a role that best fits with their interests and schedule. Most needed:

• One-to-One’s (low sensory, reminiscing)
• Games group (Cribbage)
• Bingo Caller, or support with Bingo
• Volunteer for bus outings
Training Details Both organizational training (online learning) and site specific training (with the unit staff) will be provided. Overall support of the volunteer role is provided by the Volunteer Resources and Engagement.
Working Conditions This role is indoors, except for the bus outing volunteer role.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail Volunteers commit to a regular shift around 2 hours in length.
Age 15+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
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
Address 567 Goldstream Ave, Victoria, BC V9B 2W4 Victoria, V9B 2W4


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