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About the Position
Position #: 1841
OrganizationHants Community Hospital - Nova Scotia Health Authority
Position: Games Program Volunteer - Haliburton Place
Location: 89 Payzant Dr, Windsor, NS B0N 2T0, 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: Haliburton Place is a Long-Term Care Facility offering residents the comfort of home through one on one personal care, recreational and social activities and outings within the community. The Games Program provides residents the opportunity to take part in a number of recreation games including cards, crib, board games, bridge, etc.,

Activities/Tasks:
-initiate a variety of games with residents 1 on 1 or a small group (including board games, skip-bo, crib, auction 45s, checkers, rummy, crazy eights, among others)
-provide support to the residents as they participate in the games
-responsible for the set-up and clean-up of the area where the games were played
Training Details: General orientation provided by Volunteer Services. Specific orientation provided by Haliburton Place - Recreation Therapy
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Saturdays/Sundays: 10am or 1:30pm or 6pm
(this volunteer role could take place weekly or twice a month depending on volunteer's availability)
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Health Care/Emergency, Recreation/Sports, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.nshealth.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Central Zone Admin
Address: 1799 Robie Street Halifax, B3H 3A7
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