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About the Position
Position #: 2429
OrganizationSunnyside Seniors' Services, Region of Waterloo
Position: Dining Room Assistant
Location: 247 Franklin Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: An hour a week is all that is needed to assist a resident at mealtime, giving them a pleasurable one-on-one mealtime experience.
Description: Volunteers are needed to assist staff during meals with feeding residents who are unable to feed themselves; assist in transporting and walking residents to the dining room; visit and socialize with residents before mealtime; feed residents as assigned by registered nurse; and assist in transportation of residents from dining room to lounge. Volunteers must have patience and the ability to motivate reluctant eaters; an interest or experience in nursing would be an asset.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Specialized Training
Training Details: Volunteer orientation and training in feeding techniques is provided.
Working Conditions: Able to sit beside a resident, assist resident.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Priority time is Saturday and Sunday breakfast time (8:45 a.m.)
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Food/Hospitality, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://bit.ly/1wVds6o
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Janice Klassen
Phone: 519-893-8482 Ext. 6372
Address: 247 Franklin Street North Kitchener, N2A 1Y5

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Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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