Carpet Bowling Volunteer

Carpet Bowling Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Little Mountain Place
  • Community Outreach
  • Visiting / Chatting / Socializing
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • Youth (ages 13-18)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • English as a Second Language
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
2019-10-092019-11-08

Come help our elderly residents enjoy a weekly game of carpet bowling! Thursdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Little Mountain Place, volunteers assist our elders and the leisure staff with the preparations, clean up , encouraging and supporting elders, and enhancing the environment through volunteer participation in a Bowling game.

Little Mountain Place is a non-profit care giving organization, providing care for 117 elders requiring residential care, including special care for 26 residents. We provide holistic care for the aged, frail and physically challenged, in the spirit of compassion and with respect to diversity.

Duties:

  • Assist with activity set up as directed by leisure staff
  • Invite and assist elders to and from activity area
  • Engage elders, and enhance the social atmosphere through volunteer involvement
  • Assist elders and leisure staff during activity as needed
  • Assist with clean up and moving tables and chairs back into place

Qualifications:

  • Able to assist elders who have physical and/or cognitive challenges
  • Physically capable of pushing elders in wheelchairs and carrying out physical tasks as required
  • Able to communicate well in verbal 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 of elders

Benefits and Impact:

  • Gain valuable experience with elders in a healthcare environment
  • Enhance the quality of life of elders
  • Reference letter available after completing 30 hours of volunteer work

Requirements:  

  • All volunteers must submit an application form found on our website www.littlemountaincare.org  
  • You will be required to attend an in-person orientation
  • All volunteers are required to complete a criminal record check (free of charge)
  • All volunteers for this role must be 16 years or older

Email: LMPVolunteerCoord@littlemountaincare.org

Phone: 604-325-2298 x261

 

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