Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Also required for this position: To apply visit www.bethanyseniors.com and fill out a volunteer application for Bethany Calgary
Languages Needed:

Other languages welcomed

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit
COVID-19 Support

Care Service - Mealtime Companion

916 18A Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1C6 [map]
2-7 hours / daily
Minimum 2 years
Many elderly and/or disabled residents require companionship during meals. Our volunteers provide social enjoyment while assisting with the eating process by supporting, aiding and encouraging individuals. Through regular interaction you help residents to be as independent as possible and to maintain their dignity. Your contribution positively impacts their quality of life, and it is an equally rewarding experience for you as well.
Additional Details & Skills Required
A Volunteer Orientation session including Dementia and Safe Feeding training is provided. Volunteers interact with the nursing staff as an important member of our care team to ensure that the needs of each individual are respected and fulfilled.
Certification or Education Required
All training provided
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
This role provides vital social interaction for residents who are living in a long term care setting. You will gain experience interacting with a different age demographic and also have the opportunity to directly impact someone's quality of life. Our volunteers improve their communication skills, and It is a perfect experience for anyone considering a future in health care or those with a desire and compassion to help others in their community.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Also required for this position: To apply visit www.bethanyseniors.com and fill out a volunteer application for Bethany Calgary
Languages Needed:

Other languages welcomed

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit