Rehab Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg
Address: 280 Balderstone Road
West St. Paul MB
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Organizational Description: The Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg is a 197 bed Long Term Care Facility. It is located in the Northwest area of Winnipeg on the south side of Balderstone and on the west side of the Red River at 280 Balderstone Road In West St. Paul.

We believe that all residents of the Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg deserve respect, high quality care and service, open communication, privacy and much more.

We believe that Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg is each Resident's Home and will be a community of belonging and hope, built on caring and nurturing relationships.

The Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg is committed to coordinate and deliver safe and caring services that promote health and well-being.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Purpose: to enhance the rehabilitation experience for the residents of Middlechurch Home.
Duties include:
-Labelling Equipment (i.e. tagging wheelchairs, walkers, etc.)
-Cleaning and disinfecting rehab equipment
-Recording rehab data in a time efficient manner under supervision of Rehab Assistant
-Transporting residents in wheelchairs to and from Rehab programs
-Assisting with walking program under supervision of Rehab Assistant (following resident with a wheelchair)
-Visiting with and motivating residents
Skills Required: - Physically able to perform tasks which includes pushing wheelchairs
- Manual dexterity to perform data recording
- Ability to follow directions and attention to details
- Ability to work with minimum supervision
- Ability to understand, give direction and express oneself in English in a clear, concise manner
- Organizational skills
- Conscientious, Reliable
- Ability and comfortable with approaching people in a friendly, supportive manner
- Sensitive to diverse cultures and socio economic backgrounds
- Must respect the policies of the WRHA regarding confidentiality, dress code.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Rehabilitation Assistant, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Shifts are from 9:00am- 12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00 pm. Commitment is 1 shift per week for three months.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Interlake
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: Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: jfernandes2@middlechurchhome.mb.ca
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Closing Date: Sep 30, 2019
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