Day Program Assistant

(Niagara (Region of). Community Services Department, Niagara Falls - The Meadows of Dorchester, Seniors Services - Long-Term Care Home)

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Position ID: V-NIA0064 Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 Last Full Update: 14 Nov 2016
Opportunity Details
ContactAimie Taylor, Resident and Community Programs Manager, The Meadows of Dorchester; Phone: 905-357-1911 ext 4360; Email: aimie.taylor@niagararegion.ca
DutiesAssist with various day programs such as coffee socials,arts & crafts, woodworking, table games, cards, music activities and outings.
More Info Linkwww.niagararegion.ca
BenefitsA rewarding experience developing relationships with seniors, their families and staff while assisting our clients to improve their quality of life. Provides families with much needed respite from their caregiver role.
ClientsPrimarily older adults living alone or with family in the community and require active involvement in a formalized group setting.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Areas of InterestField Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperiencePatient, friendly, courteous, able to work with elderly
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Family Volunteering
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 9:30-3:30) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 9:30-3:30) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 9:30-3:30) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 9:30-3:30) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 9:30-3:30) 
 
Flexible hours between 9:30-3:30 however blocks of 3 hours are best.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityAccessible
LocationNiagara Falls
Number of PositionsNiagara Falls: 1 individual(s)
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsApplication form, interview, references and ability to have a TB test
Start DateOn or after 14 Nov 2016
Agency Details
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Organization NameNiagara (Region of). Community Services Department, Niagara Falls - The Meadows of Dorchester, Seniors Services - Long-Term Care Home
Office Phone905-357-1911
Fax905-356-2199
E-Mailmeadows@niagararegion.ca
Websitewww.niagararegion.ca/living/seniors/meadows_of_dorchester.aspx
Address & Map
6623 Kalar Rd
Niagara Falls, ON L2H 2T3
 
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