SCREEN Malnutrition Volunteer - Various Clinics

Organization Details
Organization Name: Volunteer Services, WRHA Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Organizational Description: In meeting Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) mission and vision, WRHA Volunteer Services will, through meaningful public engagement, develop effective partnerships, mobilize appropriate volunteer and community resources, support a positive working environment and enhance the WRHA's capacity to support and deliver quality services.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Assist Community and Primary Care Dietitians with the SCREEN (Seniors in the Community: Risk, Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition) tool by providing friendly and helpful assistance to persons utilizing the screening tool.
Skills Required: -Enrolled in health care related field of study such as nursing, kinesiology, nutrition, occupational therapy or physical therapy preferred
-Completed orientation and training to Malnutrition Screening Tool (be provided)
-Excellent oral, written communication skills, reading comprehension and knowledge application
-Sensitive to diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds
Skills Gained/Related Careers: An opportunity to:
-Explore nutrition career path, suitable for students enrolled in health care fields of study
-Develop leadership and facilitation skills
-Make a personal contribution to the enhancement of health care.
-Learn community development concepts
-Provide service to others
Age: 18-30
Time Commitment: Daytime
Weekly, flexible hours between Mondays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, up to 4 hours per shift. For a minimum of 6 months.
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 fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Oct 10, 2022