Dining Experience Volunteer

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: 5121
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!

Dining Experience Volunteers play a key role in enhancing the quality of life for residents by providing companionship and support during meal times. Your presence not only ensures a positive dining experience but also contributes to the overall well-being and social engagement of our community.

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age

  • Exemplify patience, flexibility, and compassion.

  • Possess active listening skills, adept at providing empathetic support without imposing advice.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to engage with residents, family, staff, and volunteers clearly and compassionately

  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills for engaging with residents, family, staff, and volunteers with clarity and compassion.

  • Display the ability to follow directions and exercise sound judgment.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Skills Gained: Customer Service, Communication, Attention to Detail, Teamwork, Empathy and Patience.

Related Careers: Food Service Assistant, Dietary Aide, Hospitality and Service Industries and Healthcare Administration.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours

We serve three meals a day - we will work best with your schedule!

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
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
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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