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About the Position
Position #: 16743
OrganizationParkwood Mennonite Home Inc.
Position: Hair Salon Assistant
Location: 726 New Hampshire Street, Waterloo
Impact Statement: Parkwood has an active volunteer program. As a volunteer, you become an integral member of the Parkwood Community along with the residents and staff. Our intention is to provide each volunteer with a meaningful and rewarding experience that also has great value to the residents of Parkwood. We appreciate the caring support of our volunteers and always welcome new members. We have many volunteer positions available to suit your interests and availability. You will be provided general orientation as well as training specific to your volunteer placement. You will always have the ongoing support of staff, who are very appreciative of our volunteers.
Description: Come and enjoy our beautiful, bright hair salon! It's a great way to get to know the residents of Parkwood. Volunteers are needed to assist residents getting to and from their appointments in the salon. The volunteer may also assist the hairdresser with shampoos, roller sets and other hair care duties, to whatever level they are comfortable with, however they will not be cutting or styling hair. Volunteers will also assist with light duties in maintaining a tidy work environment.
Requirements: Confidentiality, Physical Demand
Training Details: Training will be provided to improve the volunteer's familiarity with Parkwood. Specific training in salon procedures will be provided on an on-going basis.
Working Conditions: Some walking required. Volunteer must be able to push a wheelchair.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Tuesday or Wednesday mornings from approximately 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Empathy, Respect, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Laura Gorman
Phone: 519-747 2151 Ext. 335
Address: 726 New Hampshire Street Waterloo, N2K 4M1


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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