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About the Position
Position #: 1786
OrganizationCape Breton Regional Hospital - Nova Scotia Health Authority
Position: Meal Assistant Volunteer
Location: 1482 George Street, Sydney, NS, 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: Volunteers will feed or assist patients who require help with their meals. Volunteers will provide support, encouragement and companionship to give patients the extra attention that makes their hospital stay a little more comfortable.
Training Details: SUPPORT AND TRAINING
General volunteer orientation will be provided by Volunteer Services. Specific training for the program will be provided by Nutrition & Food Services & Volunteer Services.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Shifts would be during regular mealtimes (breakfast, lunch, supper) and would generally run about 2 hours.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Health Care/Emergency, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Continuous Learning, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.nshealth.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Eastern Zone Admin
Phone: 902-567-8160
Address: 1482 George Street Sydney, B1P 1P3

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