Retirement Home Volunteer

(Georgian Bay Seniors Lodge)

Position ID: V-MID0557 Last Modified: 14 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 01 Oct 2017
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
Organization NameGeorgian Bay Seniors Lodge
Office Phone705-549-1143
Address & Map
7 Harriet St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K8