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About the Position
Position #: 1979
OrganizationIsland Health (VIHA) - South Island Long-Term Care Homes
Position: Activity and Social Engagement Volunteers - Glengarry Hospital
Location: 1780 Fairfield Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: By spending time with residents of Oak Bay Lodge, providing friendly conversation and support engaging 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. These include supporting activities like an afternoon social hour, or helping with activities such as bingo. We can work with volunteers to find a role that best fits with their interests and schedule.
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, Weekday - Evening
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: Andrea Pipes
Address: 1450 Hillside Avenue Victoria, V8T 2B7


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