Recreation Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
Address: c/o MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Website: http://www.wrha.mb.ca
Organizational Description: The WRHA delivers and administers health servcies in the Winnipeg region.

WRHA Volunteer Services coordinates volunteer placements in Community Health and Corporate programs as well as the Breast Health Centre and Pan Am Clinic.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The volunteer assists the staff and clients at the Health Services on Elgin Adult Day program located at 425 Elgin Avenue. Tasks include socializing with participants, serving snacks and lunch and assisting in the delivery of recreation activities (bingo, bowling, exercises, etc.).
Skills Required: 1) Physically able to perform tasks; must be mobile to participate in activities, push wheelchairs, hand out meal trays and pour beverages
2) Ability to follow directions
3) Comfortable with approaching people in a friendly, supportive manner, must be personable and patient.
4)Be open minded and accepting of others
5) Must respect the WRHA policies on dress code and confidentiality
Skills Gained/Related Careers: 1) Learn new skills
2) Explore careers
3)Provide service to others
4)Make a personal contribution to the enhancement of health care
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
A weekly commitment for a minimum of 3 months is required. Available shifts are: 1) Tuesdays from 8:50am to 11:15am 2) Thursdays from 8:50am to 11:15am 3) Thursdays from 11:15am to 2:15pm 4) Fridays from 11:15am to 2:15pm
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.wrha.mb.ca/careers/volunteer/apply.php
Closing Date: Dec 6, 2019