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About the Position
Position # 1811
OrganizationNova Scotia Hospital - Nova Scotia Health Authority
Position Recreation/Leisure program volunteer assistant, Mental Health and Addictions
Location Nova Scotia Hospital, Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, 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 • To assist recreation staff in providing clients with the opportunity to participate in their choice of recreation/leisure activity (i.e., crafts, board games, gym activities, etc.)
. To escort clients to and from the activity, if required; to ensure clients are appropriately attired (depending on the activity).
• To assist clients when necessary during the program and to encourage clients to participate and socialize in an appropriate manner.
• To assist Recreation Therapist with program set up and clean up, as necessary.
Training Details General volunteer orientation will be provided by Volunteer Services.
Training for the activity and the location where volunteer will be working will be provided by the program manager.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail flexible volunteer shifts
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Respect, Flexibility, Playing
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