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About the Position
Position #: 16159
OrganizationSunnyside Seniors' Services, Region of Waterloo
Position: Chapel Assistant - Sunday Service
Location: 247 Franklin Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Volunteers who bring our residents or tenants to the weekly chapel services are invaluable. Without their help, many would be unable to attend.
Description: Volunteers are needed to porter residents to an interdenominational chapel service on Sunday afternoon in the Sunnyside Home chapel. Volunteers should be physically mobile, able to push wheelchairs, or assist seniors using walkers. Friendliness and the ability to invite and encourage residents to come to the service are helpful characteristics. A commitment of once a month, every other Sunday, or every Sunday are accepted.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Volunteers will attend a 1.5 hours orientation to Sunnyside Home. Buddy system to learn the Chapel Assistant position.
Working Conditions: Must be able to porter residents in wheelchairs, and walk for great distances.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Chapel service begins at 2:30 p.m. for approximately half an hour. Volunteers needed from 1:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m. Commitment can be weekly, biweekly, or monthly.
Special Event End Date: 2005-01-01
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Janice Klassen
Phone: 519-893-8482 Ext. 6372
Address: 247 Franklin Street N. Kitchener, N2A 1Y5


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