The Brenda Strafford Foundation (Outing Volunteers)

Organization Name: The Brenda Strafford Foundation
Opportunity Title: Outing Volunteers
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: February 21, 2023
End Date: December 31, 2029

Email: BSF.Volunteer@thebsf.ca
Website: https://www.thebsf.ca/
Details:
  • Background/police check requiredAppropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and overFamily-oriented volunteeringTraining or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Do you enjoy going for walks in the park? Are you a fan of day trips to local amenities? Then the Outing Volunteer position is suited for you. You will be giving the gift of fresh air and new sites and sounds to our residents and have an opportunity to share some laughs and make memories.  Outing Volunteers contribute to a resident’s health and wellness by assisting with mobility so the resident feels engaged and more in touch with the community. Whether it’s an assisted walk in the neighbourhood or an organized bus trip, your help will allow our residents to enjoy activities outside. The outings are typically daytime hours. You will need: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with residents Understand the safety requirements and rules of the Brenda Strafford Foundation Sign in and out and track your hours Arrive on time and maintain a professional demeanor with residents and staff Report the resident’s participation to your supervisor for charting on their clinical record In a timely manner, let your supervisor know if you are running late or unable to fulfill your commitment

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