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Activities involved
Companion/Visitor Outing Assistant
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Also required for this position: Attend Organizational Orientation and Job Specific Orientation
  • Flexible in schedule
COVID-19 Support

Millwoods Recreation Department Assistant/1:1 Companion/Porter

6620-28 Ave, Edmonton, AB, T6K 2R1 [map]
1-4 hours / weekly
ongoing
Purpose: To enrich the resident’s lives by providing companionship and enabling them to participate in desired activities and/or outings.
Job Description/Responsibilities:  Volunteer Porters will be responsible for safely assisting with transporting resident in wheel chair to and from pre-determined locations.  Recreation Assistants will assist staff in the delivery of activities and programs as required.  1:1 Companions will visit only specified residents  onsite according to needs and as scheduled by SCF staff. May include accompanying resident to off-site locations and/ or providing companionship at events and/or programs as requested by SCF Staff.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Dress Code:  Closed toes shoes, modest apparel, No scents please.
Required Qualifications:  Ability to take direction from SCF staff. Transparency in communication ., Ability to apply critical thinking. 
Desired Attributes: Patience and compassion, Empathy, diplomacy, confidentiality, advocacy, Integrity. 
Training and Support Provided: Organizational Orientation, Job Specific Orientation, Wheelchair handling training.
Expected Outcomes:  Enabling residents to be engaged in available
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Expected Outcomes: Enabling residents to be engaged in available activities helps the resident to
connect with the staff, allows them to socialize with each other and the community, and can improve
their physical/mental health, and aid in their independence.
Benefits: Addition to your Resume / friendships / fulfillment of personal goals / Volunteer recognition
Activities involved
Companion/Visitor Outing Assistant
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Also required for this position: Attend Organizational Orientation and Job Specific Orientation
  • Flexible in schedule