Organization Details
Organization Name: Fort Garry Rotary Villa
Address: 528 Hudson st.
Winnipeg MB  R3T 4E3
Organizational Description: We are an independent living community comprised primarily of 55 plus residents. We are owned by Manitoba housing and are managed by our Board of Directors who are active members of the Rotary Club. Working in conjunction with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Support Services to seniors and many other community supports we strive to help seniors age in place. We offer recreation activities, in house special events, outings and a Congregate Meal Program that runs Monday through Friday from 4-6:30 pm.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Requirements / Duties include:
Adhering to safe workplace practices. Ability to stand or walk for up to 2 hours.
Setting tables and delivering plated food (must be able to carry up to 5 lbs.)
Pouring of coffee, tea and water, (must be able to lean across tables and/or countertops and bend over to retrieve items from the floor if necessary).
Patience and a friendly disposition is a MUST.
You may be required to work independently or as part of a larger team.
Skills Required: Training will be provided.
Food handlers certificate an asset, but is not required.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: The Fort Garry Rotary Villa is seeking volunteers for our congregate meal program. We are a 55+ independent living complex with roughly 50 clients who dine in our common area Mondays through Fridays from 4-6 pm.
If you have an interest or experience in the service industry, health, nutrition, community development, gerontology, social work or you just enjoy meeting new people and have a passion for contributing to your community... then we would love to have you be a part of our team!
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Dinner is normally served at 4:45 PM. Setting of tables prior to mealtime would require that you be here by no later than 4:30 PM. If residents choose to sit out and socialize after the dinner hour you are NOT required to stay and clean up behind them. You should be finished no later than 6 PM.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-284-5197
In Person
Closing Date: Jul 12, 2019
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