Dining Room Volunteer
Responsibilities: - Ensure residents receive adequate food intake at each meal.
- Assist residents in increasing their level of independence during meal times.
Encourage residents to actively participate in the dining process.
- Sign in and out using the volunteer computer system
- Porter residents to and from the dining room area
- Provide supervision and verbal cues for residents requiring direction
- Provide hand-over-hand assistance for residents requiring physical assistance
- Clean up after resident and offer resident a warm cloth for their hands and face.
Benefits: - Provide resident with nourishment
- Interact with staff members from different departments
- Increase independence of residents in the dining room
- Make professional contacts for the future.
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Requirements: - Excellent verbal communication skills
- Comfortable interacting with seniors
- Patient, kind and positive
- Enjoy being part of a team and working effectively with others.
-TB Test
-Police Check
-Rapid COVID Swab (completed every shift)
*Strongly encourage volunteers to be vaccinated for COVID-19 once eligible.
*Wear Full PPE (surgical mask and shield)