Pet visitor

Opportunity ID: 802

Organization Details
Organization Name: Oakview Place Extendicare
Address: 2395 Ness ave
Winnipeg, MB R3J 1A5
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Organizational Description: Extendicare Oakview Place provides a range of high quality care and services based on the assessed needs of our residents. Commitment to our residents is the foundation to our care. As a recognized partner in the healthcare system in our community, we help alleviate family stress, establish peer relationships among residents, encourage resident independence and participate in community activities. We achieve this through service, respect, creativity and teamwork.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: -sign in and out of facility
-observe and report resident response towards pet
-monitor pet behaviour
-fill out a attendance form of residents who have been visited and and interactions with pet.
Skills Required: -must be comfortable working with the elderly
-must be able to read/write English
-must be free of a criminal record
-must have the ability to motivate and encourage others
-must have current copy of pet vaccinations and fill out facility pet visitor form
-responsible to keep pet on leash at all times in building

PET REQIREMENTS
-friendly
-obedient
-obeys commands
-comfortable on a leash
-willingness to be handled and given a lot of attention
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -experience working with elderly
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Requires a minimum of 1-2 hours per week. Day and time is flexible 6 month commitment is required
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: Volunteeroakview@gmail.com
Phone: 204-888-3005
In Person
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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