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Social Visitor

Recreational and Social Programs

St. Mary's General Hospital

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Our Mission:
Living the legacy: compassionate care. Faith. Discovery.

Our Vision:
Inspiring excellence. Healthier together.

Our Values:
Compassion. Respect. Inclusion. Integrity. Collaboration. Innovation.

It's the St. Mary’s way: compassionate care for our patients and each other, together.

Social Engagement Volunteers support our patients through meaningful one-to-one
interactions. The social engagement volunteer will provide social visits, play card games, provide reading materials and support virtual visiting.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 16+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Recreation/Sports

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Computer Skills, Empathy

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: A new volunteer orientation will be provided which includes training on Emergency Codes, Confidentiality and Health safety, and on the job training will be provided.
Working Conditions:
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
The following shifts are available: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm, 12:00pm to 4:00pm and 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

   Contact Information
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Pauline Rasmussen
911 Queen's Blvd. Kitchener, N2M 1B2

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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