GREEN THUMBS- PRIME PROGRAM

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: 5243
   
Description of Duties:

Provide support for staff and clients to deliver a Spring/Summer gardening program "Green Thumbs"


Complete projects as per instructions. Plant, water, weed, and maintain plants/flowers with clients. Assist with other gardening related projects (decor, pot painting, row markers etc)


supervise and support safe client transport to and from the solarium located on the 7th floor. Address any safety concerns with staff in a timely manner. Follow directions with care.

   
Skills Required:

comfortable with gardening, or posses the ability to gain competence as necessary. Respectful of diverse cultures, interest in health care, enthusiastic learner, team player with the ability to work independently. Positive and confident attitude. Patience, tolerance and empathy. Physical ability to stand, walk or sit for long periods of time. Able to assist clients using wheelchairs. Good communication skills, including listening and social interaction. Ability to pay attention to detail. work with minimal supervision when needed/necessary.

   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Health care, social skills, gardening knowledge. People skills.

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

Monday to Friday 10am-12noon. Teams of two are welcome. Option to select a few days per week can be discussed.


Role is only open May to end of September.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- Downtown
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Group - small, family and friends
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
when accepted, child/adult abuse will be run by MHC.
How to Apply: Online: misericordia.mb.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2024