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About the Position
Position #: 1772
OrganizationNova Scotia Health Authority - Western Zone
Position: Seniors Afternoon Out - Wedgewood House for Seniors
Location: 19 Leverett Avenue, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Impact Statement: Volunteer opportunities across NSHA are as diverse as the volunteers themselves. There are over 7,000 dedicated and highly motivated people sharing talents, building skills, enhancing the patient and family experience, and strengthening the community.
Description: Volunteer Position Summary:
Assist “Senior’s Afternoon Out” Recreation Coordinator with program

Emotional Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to relate well to people and show empathy
Ability to use sound judgment and remain calm under pressure

Responsibilities:
Guidelines as outlined in the Volunteer Handbook must be adhered to at all times
NSHA Code of Conduct must be adhered to at all times
Confidentiality must be maintained at all times

Qualifications:
Must be 18 years or older
Capable of working both independently and in a team environment
Ability to follow instructions and receive guidance
Demonstrated positive attitude and enthusiastic commitment to volunteer work
Able to remain calm in stressful situations
An interest in helping others

Time Commitment Required:
One or two days per week for approximately 2 hours per day
Minimum commitment 6 months
Volunteers are not expected to come in on any statutory holiday
Training Details: Hospital orientation training session will be required.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30pm
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Senior Services
Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Motivate Others, Accountability, Empathy, Respect, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Western Zone Admin
Phone: 9023651701 Ext. 3444
Address: 5 Chipman Drive Kentville, B4N 3V7
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