Organization Objective

The CSSS offers health and social services to the community including rehabilitation services and long-term care. As a Centre affilié universitaire de gérontologie sociale it also has a teaching and research mandate.

Volunteer Job(s) and Description

Home Care Services for Seniors:

Friendly Visitor

Grocery Shopper

Meal Preparer

Medical Escort

Walker low impact exercises

Driver with vehicle

Richardson and Catherine Booth Hospital:

Rehab assistant

Recreation assistant

Patient Visitor Program

Volunteer Requirements (language, special skills, etc.)

Languages: English and/or French, a 3rd language an asset

Qualities/Skills: active listener, patient, at ease with people and conversation, responsible, sense of humour, and respectful of other people’s opinions, culture, beliefs, and religion.

Volunteers are recruited for both one on one and group work.

Time Commitment

Home Support Services can be done weekly for one to two hours for a minum 4 month period

Rehabilitation Hospitals: 3 hours weekly required for a minimum of 3 months, weekdays only. An evening walking program is open to students available from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Richardson Hospital.

Contact Information Anna Maria Malorni-Coordinator of Volunteer Services


514-484-7878 ext. 1351


annamaria.malorni.cvd@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
Website http://www.cssscavendish.qc.ca
Application Process

Interview, 2 references required, complete a police check. Once the screening process is completed, the coordinator will assign the candidate a volunteer position and location of work based on their interests, availability, and skills.

Location

CLSC René-Cassin volunteer office: 5800 Cavendish Blvd., Côte St. Luc, H4W 2T5

Richardson Hospital: 5425 Bessborough avenue, Montréal, H4V 2S7

Catherine Booth Hospital: 4375 Montclair avenue, Montréal H4B 2J5

Home Care Services to Seniors are in the neighborhoods of Côte St. Luc, N.D.G., Snowdon West, Hampstead, Mtl. West