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Health TAPESTRY Volunteer


  • WHERE
    Ottawa, ON

DESCRIPTION

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking Health TAPESTRY Volunteers for the Community Health and Wellness Tapestry Program. Reporting to the Community Connector Coordinator, the Health TAPESTRY Volunteer will work to help people stay healthier for longer in the places where they live. The Health TAPESTRY Volunteer will work in this adaptable model of health care to connect senior clients with their primary health care team and their community, through the support of technology. To learn more about Health TAPESTRY, please visit http://healthtapestry.ca/.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Visits clients in their homes to conduct wellness assessment surveys/questionnaires
  • Assists clients in personal health-related goal identification
  • Provides social connection to older adults
  • Communicates with volunteer organizations, family health team, research team, and/or community based organizations
  • Utilizes a tablet computer and other technology to provide information to identified organizations
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of health programs and services and acts as resource in the community through the use of approved information and referral sources
  • Works closely with program coordinator to schedule client appointments
  • Completes feedback and reports; and submits information to the volunteer coordinator

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Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.


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Who You'll be Assisting

Canadian Red Cross - Volunteer Resource Services

Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon: humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles; respect, dignity and care for one another within and outside of Red Cross, and integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency.