Family Room Volunteer

(Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto)

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Position ID: V-OSH0925 Last Modified: 09 May 2018 Last Full Update: 09 May 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactDenise Smith, Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto; Phone: (Business) 416-977-0458 ext 259; Email:
DutiesBe part of the team who provide warm, welcoming environment for families who use the Family Room * help families feel 'at home' and comfortable * keep family room tidy, other administrative tasks as needed
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BenefitsGain knowledge and experience of family-centred care
ClientsFamilies with children in the neonatal intensive care unit or pediatric oncology units at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Respite Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Empathetic and compassionate * willing to take initiative * comfortable in emotionally charged situations
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; One 3 hour shift per week
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Day, afternoon and evening shifts Mon-Sun
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
LocationRouge Valley Centenary Hospital * 2867 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto M1E 4B9
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Rouge Valley Hospital ; Training is provided - RMHC Toronto Family Room Coordinator/ Mentor
TransportationNear public transit
CostVulnerable sector and MMR/2 step TB testing/ Varicella/chickenpox testing
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsCurrent Vulnerable Screening police check * two references * completed MMR and 2 step TB testing and Varicella/chickenpox within the last 6 months
Agency Details
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Organization NameRonald McDonald House Charities Toronto
Office Phone416-977-0458
Address & Map
240 McCaul St
Toronto, ON M5T 1W5

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