Pastoral Care Volunteer Visitor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Golden Links Lodge
Address: 2280 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg MB  R2N 3Z6
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Organizational Description: Golden Links Lodge is an 88-bed accredited not-for-profit Personal Care Home in St. Vital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, owned by the Oddfellows and Rebekahs. Our philosophy of care is resident- and family-centred, supported by our core values of compassion, dignity, respect and integrity.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The volunteer visits residents, introducing them to the services available for their spiritual care while in the Personal Care Home. The volunteer confirms denomination and church affiliation, and seeks permission to call the resident's church as necessary. The volunteer listens to residents and family. Visits with residents to offer Pastoral Care and ask if resident would like a chaplain to visit with.
Skills Required: Respect for every person's faith or spiritual beliefs
Maintaining confidentiality
Exhibits a friendly personality
Is patient, flexible and understanding
Able to interact well with others
Able to identify need for referrals to the staff chaplains
Able to make the minimum time commitment of the position
Able to move about the medical center, which may entail standing for extended period of time
Able to work as a team member of the Pastoral Care Department
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Developing relationships within community.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@goldenlinks.mb.ca
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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