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About the Position
Position Number: 5
Position Title: Congregate Dining Volunteer - Listowel
Organization Name: VON Perth Huron
Area(s) of Interest: Events/Fundraising, Food/Hospitality, Senior Services
Position Description: • Arrive one half hour prior to start of program to ensure sufficient time for program set up
• Assist with program delivery, set-up and clean-up
• Greet and welcome clients
• Encourage clients to participate in program activities under staff direction
• Engage in one to one socialization with clients
• Monitor client safety and address any safety issues that arise
• Follow Routine Procedures, including VON standards for proper hand hygiene
• Report to supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of clients
• Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
• Attend volunteer meetings as arranged
• Other duties as arranged by immediate supervisor
• Follow the Congregate Dining dress code, including wearing close toed shoes
Goal of Position: Congregate Dining is a support service that provides a nutritious meal and a social activity to clients’ who are socially isolated.
Position Benefits: • Working as part of a dedicated team committed to serving the needs of the community
• Experience working with seniors
• Educational opportunities
• Personal growth and satisfaction
• Excellent volunteer recognition
• A reference may be provided upon request
Training Details: a) Application
b) Personal interview
c) References
d) Vulnerable sector Police records check
Position Qualifications: • Training and education will be provided as needed
• Previous experience working with seniors, adults living with a disability and/or mental health is an asset
• Food service experience is an asset
• Good communication and active listening skills
• Capacity to remain calm in unexpected situations
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to set clear boundaries
• Respect for privacy and confidentiality
• Dependability and trustworthiness
• Compassion and Caring
Time Commitment: Week Day Morning, Week Day Afternoon
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Start Date: 2019-03-26
Ideal for: Individual, Youth, Newcomers
Location: Listowel, ON, Canada
Geographical Area(s): North Perth
Police Check: Yes
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
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How to Contact
Website: http://www.von.ca/en/perth/
Contact: Jay Bodrog
Phone: 519-291-5898 Ext. 3
Address: Perth and Huron County Perth and Huron County, Postal Code



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