Event Volunteer - Recreation Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Misericordia Health Centre
Address: 99 Cornish Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1A2
Website: http://www.misericordia.mb.ca
Organizational Description: Misericordia Health Centre is a leading provider of diverse health-care services within the Winnipeg Health Region specializing in a unique out-patient programs as well as care designed to meet the needs of an aging population.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4915
Description of Duties: Supporting planned special events. Events take place within the premises of MHC. Duties: set-up, assist patients/clients wanting to attend events to either the same unit, the garden area or the roof top garden. Ensuring patient safety would be a priority. This could involve preparation of food or serving under the guidance of staff. It could include sandwich making or helping during Birthday celebrations or BBQs, music events, etc.
Skills Required: Excellent communication
Physically able to push wheelchairs
Able to help patients with mobility aids
Interest in working in a medical environment
Friendly disposition
Follows the care values of caring, respect and trust.
Reliable and able to make a commitment
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Medical environment exploration
Social interactions
working with all medical related professions
Age: 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Approximate schedule commitment, 3 hours, on a month to month basis. Dates would be shared in advance and volunteers would have the chance to sign-up for as many shifts as they can commit to.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
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
Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: malberto@misericordia.mb.ca
In Person
Online: misericordia.mb.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Oct 1, 2023
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