Volunteer Musicians / Musiciens bénévoles

Organization Details
Organization Name: Actionmarguerite St-Boniface
Address: 185, rue Despins
Winnipeg MB  R2H 2B3
Website: http://www.actionmarguerite.ca
Organizational Description: Actionmarguerite, located at 185 Despins Street in St. Boniface, is a bilingual long-term care facility providing a range of services to seniors and adults with physical disabilities and loss of autonomy.

In 1935, the Grey Nuns established Centre hospitalier Taché Nursing Centre, until recently referred to as Taché Centre. Our mandate is to serve Winnipeg's Francophone population and deliver regional specialized services in three specific areas: dementia care with related behaviours, complex and chronic care, and care for those who suffer from an acquired brain injury. We also provide respite care and an Adult Day Centre for seniors and adults living in the community who can benefit from social interaction in a group setting.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4066
   
Description of Duties:

Are you looking for a meaningful way to get involved in the community, meet new people and create meaningful connections with others?


Actionmarguerite is looking for people like you to connect with residents in our homes. Volunteers are a vital link to help co-create living environments where life is good!


Volunteer Musicians provide musical entertainment and companionship to residents, enhancing their quality of life through the power of music.


Key Duties:


Perform live music (instrumental and/or vocal) for residents within designated areas of Actionmarguerite.

   
Skills Required:

  • Passion for music and its ability to positively impact the lives of residents.

  • Proficiency in playing a musical instrument or singing, capable of providing engaging and enjoyable performances.

  • Empathy, patience, and the ability to interact compassionately with residents, including those with varying health conditions.

  • Reliability and commitment.

   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Skills Gained: Musical Performance Skills, Adaptability, Empathy, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork.

   
Age: 13-15, 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime
Evening
Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- St. Boniface
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Group - small, family and friends
Group - large, corporate and schools
Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Are able to attend with a support person
Uses a mobility device
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: compassioncrew@reseaucompassionnetwork.ca
Phone: 204-803-6949
In Person
Online: app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=a63bfd94-856a-4a11-a0cc-39ab4daa325b&ApplicationFormNumber=1
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2024
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