Resident Assistant

(Southampton Care Centre)

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Position ID: V-CWD0279 Last Modified: 26 Oct 2016 Last Full Update: 26 Oct 2016
Opportunity Details
ContactAndrea Prentice, Resident and Family Services and Volunteer Co-ordinator, Southampton Care Centre; Phone: 519-797-3220; Fax: 519-797-5487; Email:
Duties• Help with a REC (*Resident Lead Clubs and Events) • Visit with a resident • Give a manicure • Escort residents to programs  
• Read to a resident that can’t see • Administrative Assistant • Make up makeovers• Portering • Craft Programs • Friendly Visiting  
• Special Events • Spa Night • Greeter • Help a resident write a letter • Activation programs• Lead a small activity group based on your interests • Play cards • Sing along • Art program • Reading group • Games night • Hymn sing • Take a resident for a walk  
• Bring individuals to religious service • Be a friend to a resident • Pub night • Help a resident search the internet • Play an instrument or sing • The possibilities are as big as your imagination!!!
Benefits• Make a difference in someone’s life• Enjoy new challenges• Gain work experience• Develop leadership skills 
• Increase social awareness• Gain self-confidence• Add variety and balance to your life• Flexible scheduling 
• Expand your social circle• Explore career options• Learn and develop skills• Develop a job-finding network 
• Feel needed and valued• Strengthen your resume• Make important networking contacts• Complete education or work experience requirements• HAVE FUN!!!
ClientsPrimarily elderly with cognitive and or physical challenges
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community Outreach ; Culture & Heritage ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; Music & Performing Arts ; Photography ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Friendly & Outgoing
Commitment LengthVarious commitment lengths
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and TimesVarious dates and times available
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location140 Grey St S, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
Number of PositionsBruce County ; Southampton 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer is responsible for own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTb two step skin test or recent chest Xray
Agency Details
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Organization NameSouthampton Care Centre
Office Phone519-797-3220
Address & Map
140 Grey St
Southampton, ON N0H 2L0
Mailing AddressPO Box 790 
Southampton, ON N0H 2L0