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About the Position
Position # 2163
OrganizationIsland Health (VIHA) - South Island Long-Term Care Homes
Position Activity and Social Engagement Volunteers - Gorge Rd Hospital Long-Term Care
Location 63 Gorge Rd E, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement By spending time with residents of Gorge Rd, 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, bus outings, 1:1 visits, and medical appointment escort. 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 is primarily indoors 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 Lindsay Meissner
Address 63 Gorge Rd E Victoria, V9A 1L2


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