Walking Program

Opportunity ID: 317

Organization Details
Organization Name: Oakview Place Extendicare
Address: 2395 Ness ave
Winnipeg, MB R3J 1A5
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Organizational Description: Extendicare Oakview Place provides a range of high quality care and services based on the assessed needs of our residents. Commitment to our residents is the foundation to our care. As a recognized partner in the healthcare system in our community, we help alleviate family stress, establish peer relationships among residents, encourage resident independence and participate in community activities. We achieve this through service, respect, creativity and teamwork.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Taking residents off their unit, to the garden for walks as appropriate. Spending time with the resident and engaging in conversation. Ensuring that the resident is safe.
Skills Required: Ability to motivate and encourage others.
Ability to interact comfortably with people who have various levels of dementia.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Weekend
Times are flexible. Walk lengths depend on the ability of the resident. Six month service commitment is requested.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: volunteeroakview@gmail.com
Phone: 204-888-3005
In Person
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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