Retirement Home Volunteer

(Georgian Bay Seniors Lodge)

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Position ID: V-MID0557 Last Modified: 19 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 17 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactChelsea Finn, Activity Director, Lakeridge Seniors Residence; Phone: (Business) 705-549-1143; Email:
DutiesVolunteers assist with many aspects of resident care and facility maintenance. Activities may include but are not limited to * friendly visiting with residents * assistance with food service * assisting with recreational activities for residents * assisting with administrative activities.
More Info
BenefitsVolunteers will gain experience working in a retirement home setting, working directly with seniors; some of which are suffering from onset dementia. It is a great atmosphere to volunteer in and the rewards of the position are extremely gratifying.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Friend / Penpal ; Music & Performing Arts ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patient
Commitment LengthShort Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Activities will be scheduled to accommodate the volunteer's availability and the needs of our retirement home.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationPenetanguishene, serving North Simcoe
Number of PositionsPenetanguishene: 5 individual(s)
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationVolunteer provides own transportation to Georgian Bay Retirement Home
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsUp to date immunization record and tb test.
Agency Details
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Organization NameGeorgian Bay Seniors Lodge
Office Phone705-549-1143
Address & Map
7 Harriet St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K8