Adult Day Program Volunteer

(VON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - 1565 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough Square Adult Day Centre)

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Position ID: V-PET0230 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 21 Oct 2014
Opportunity Details
ContactGeorge Dimacakos, Supervisor of SMARTĀ® Programming and Volunteer Services, VON Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton; Phone: 705-745-9155 ext 6408; Fax: 705-745-3262; Email:
Duties* Assist staff with daily routines for clients.  
* Greet clients as they arrive.  
* Engage them in conversation and activities.  
* Assist with the preparation and serving of snacks and meals to clients.  
* Participate with clients in activities such as card games, crafts, table games and exercises.  
* Share experiences and memories or special skills such as music ability.
More Info
BenefitsGain skills in communication with older adults and individuals with disabilities. Develop teamworking skills. Personally rewarding.
ClientsOlder adults and individuals with disabilities.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCompassionate, caring attitude and enjoyment of seniors. Positive attitude. Understanding of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia an asset, but training provided. Musical skills an asset.
Commitment LengthVolunteers are asked to commit to one 3 hour "shift" per week.
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon 
Times: 9am - 12 noon, 12 noon - 4pm. 
4pm - 8pm on Thursdays and Fridays
LocationPeterborough Square, 360 George St N, Suite 25
Number of PositionsLakefield: 2 individual(s) ; Peterborough: 5 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 2 individual(s) 
9 individual(s) needed in total. 
Volunteers needed at the Havelock Centre on Thursdays and the Lakefield Centre on Mondays and Wednesdays. Call for details.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameVON Canada - Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Site, Peterborough - 1565 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough Square Adult Day Centre
Office Phone705-874-3935 ext 105
Toll Free Phone1-866-654-9638 ext 6423
Fax705-745-3262 * toll free fax: 1-866-784-5468
Address & Map
Peterborough Square
360 George St N, Suite 25
Peterborough, ON K9H 7E7
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