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To assist Adult Day Program staff on transportation provided for Adult Day Program clients. Assist clients in and out of vehicle. As a companion and motivating client to participate in different activities. Assist driver whenever needed.
**As an incentive, FREE breakfast will be provided to morning volunteers after each shifts** Initial volunteer orientation to agency and program; On-the-job shadowing/scheduled training with an experienced volunteer or staff. Coordinator provides on-going support, answer questions and explain policies. Volunteer will be trained to work with physically disabled or cognitive impaired seniors. The knowledge of playing a vital role in the success of the program; Opportunity to improve interpersonal skills; An invitation to the Annual Volunteer Recognition Event; Letter of Reference (upon completion of required duration).
Close to Bus and Streetcar stop. Free parking also available.
Minimum hours per week
2.5 hours shifts from Monday to Saturday between 8:00am to 10:30am or 2:15pm to 3:30pm.
Strong communication skills with focus on comprehension and expression; Good interpersonal skills with a focus on ability to interact effectively with clients; Responsible and dependable regarding time commitment; Flexible in nature; Patience and understanding of frail elderly and disabled.
Building is accessible with parking and washrooms available.
Don Mills and Lawrence
Potential volunteers are required to attend the mandatory information session and/or an in-person interview. For details, please contact:
Supervisor, Volunteer Services
Phone Extension: 740