|Contact||Ms Jennifer Neiser, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke; Phone: 905-383-0448 ext 15557; Fax: 905-383-1099; Email: email@example.com|
|More Info Link||www.stpeterscc.ca|
|Duties||Do you like to read the newspaper and keep up on the latest news? So do many of our residents! Many of our residents enjoy keeping up with world happenings but are unable to read the paper themselves due to visual impairment. Volunteers are needed to read the newspaper to these residents, chat about the articles and socialize with the resident.|
|Benefits||* Learn more about careers in the health care field. |
* Build your resume; gain interpersonal and communication skills.
* Give back to your community.
* Enjoy the company of our residents.
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning |
Flexible times according to volunteer's schedule. Volunteers are asked to commit to one morning a week.
|Location||St. Peter's Residence, 125 Redfern Avenue, at Chedmac Drive, Hamilton (Near Sanatorium and Scenic)|
|Number of Positions||Hamilton Mountain: 6 individual(s)|
|Ages||14 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Commitment Length||Short Term (less than 3 months) ; Medium Term (from 3 - 12 months) ; Long Term (more than 12 months)|
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going|
|Transportation||On Bus Route - On the 33 Sanatorium bus route. ; Free parking is available.|
|Cost||All costs associated with obtaining TB test and police check are reimbursed after volunteering 30 hours.|
|Volunteer Categories||Assistant - Senior's Programs & Services ; Befriending ; Companionship ; Conversation Partner ; Reading ; Therapy|
|Skills/Experience||No experience is required.|
|Additional Requirements||* 2 step TB test. |
* Empathy and warmth towards elderly.
* Patience; positive and friendly attitude.
* Comfortable in one-to-one setting with residents.
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|Organization Name||St Peters Residence at Chedoke|
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|Office Phone||905-383-0448 ext 15000|