255 West 62nd Avenue (Health Care Recreation Activity Volunteers – Mahjong)Organization Name: 255 West 62nd Avenue
Opportunity Title: Health Care Recreation Activity Volunteers – Mahjong
Category: Health / Medical
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: November 2, 2022
End Date: January 1, 2099
- Background/police check required
- Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
- Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
- Training or orientation required
This position involves volunteers helping with weekly Mahjong games at a Long Term Care facility by portering wheelchair bound elders to and from the activity space and assisting with game play. Volunteers under the direction of a Rehab Assistant, will help with the set up and take down of the mahjong table, socializing with residents and generally assist the residents with the playing of the game. Currently, this role takes place on a weekday afternoon.
-Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (7 days post dose 2)
-Able to assist elders who have physical and/or cognitive challenges.
– Be able to play Mahjong and speak Cantonese or Mandarin is required.
-Physically capable of pushing elders in wheelchairs and carrying out physical tasks as required.
-Able to communicate well in verbal and written English.
-Friendly, reliable, patient and respectful.
-Able to follow direction and enjoy teamwork.
-Willingness to listen, learn and develop effective ways to interact with elders.
-Sincere interest in the social needs elders.
-Want to have fun!
How to apply:
Apply online by going to http://bttr.im/gj80s
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