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Position #: 2545
OrganizationVictoria Chinatown Care Society
Position: Activity Assistant - Activity & Adult Day Program
Location: 555 Herald Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: The Mission of Victoria Chinatown Care Society(VCCS)is to create a culturally sensitive care community that supports the quality of life of our residents. The Vision of VCCS is to provide professional care services to residents and families through professional team work and collaboration with other community agencies. We believe in the dignity, worth, rights and responsibilities of each individual regardless of race, religion, personal philosophy, gender, or social condition.
Description: As an Activity Assistant, you will work with senior residents and adult day program members who have cognitive and physical challenges and collaborate with various health care team members to plan, implement, and participate activities for seniors. In particular, Activity Assistants help our seniors stay active and engaged. Volunteers engage in various activities including arts, crafts, exercise, music, and mah jong playing as well as outdoor activity. Volunteers must have patience and the ability to motivate reluctant participants to join activities. Parent/guardian consents are required for volunteers who are underage to allow such participation on an ongoing basis. Adult supervisions are needed.
Training Details: Volunteers with VCC can expect to receive a thorough orientation to the Centre, to our Mission, Vision, and Values, pertinent policies, and to receive safety training.
Working Conditions: Activities mostly occur indoor, and outdoor activities are usually scheduled and planned ahead of time. Volunteers are asked to have a clean and tidy appearance, to wear conservative clothing, do not wear bulky jewelry that hangs down from your neck or ears (safety issue) and wear shoes with closed toes and heels for their own safety. VCC has a no fragrance policy. During their time spent within the facility and with our residents or day program participants, volunteers may become aware of confidential information. There is NO smoking allowed within VCC or on its grounds; smoking may only occur seven meters beyond the boundaries of VCC.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group, ESL/EAL
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Adaptability, Respect
How to Apply
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Website: https://victoriachinatowncare.ca/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Annie Wu
Phone: 250-381-4322 Ext. 203
Address: 555 Herald Street Victoria, V8W 1S5

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