Float & Drivers

Organization Details
Organization Name: Long Term & Continuing Care Association of MB (LTCAM)
Address: 202-135 MCGregor Street
Winnipeg MB  R2W 4V7
Website: https://www.ltcam.mb.ca/index
Organizational Description: For over 60 years, the Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba (LTCAM)-a non-profit, membership-based organization-has been a valued adviser and partner in the promotion of safe care and living options for seniors living in Manitoba.



Incorporated in 1959, our mission has always been to improve the quality of care provided to long term and continuing care residents, and clients. The LTCAM introduced standards of care well before the provincial government outlined official standards. Each day, we care for Manitoba's most vulnerable seniors, many of whom reside in our residences. We also work closely with provincial long-term care providers across Canada through the Canadian Association for Long Term Care, and we continue to share information and education that uses the best national evidence available to improve quality of care for residents throughout the province and Canada.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Build and drive a float to various places.
The battle against covid-19 in personal care homes and assisted living residences has been overwhelming and sadly heartbreaking. They have certainly been hit the hardest, the staff have fought hard, worked long hours, yet have lost many residents whom they loved. Many are feeling defeated and battle weary.

We hope to have a float going around to all of the residences to offer encouragement and recognition.
Skills Required: Graphic designers or other creative people - who can create a sign(s) for the float with acknowledgement of the staff's hard work, dedication and a thank you. The float that would fit on the back of a pickup truck and be light enough to transport.
Carpenters and others who can build the float.
Electricians or tech people to arrange for sound system to play music.
Drivers - willing to drive the float around to the various care homes, in the city and possibly into rural Manitoba.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Carpenters
Graphic designers
Sound Tech or electrical
Drivers
Helpers to get the job done
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
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
Speaks another language: any
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
How to Apply: Email: jhiebert@ltcam.mb.ca
Closing Date: Jun 29, 2021
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