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Fudger House (South Toronto) - Various Positions

Initiative: Job Incentive Program (JIP) 
Requisition ID: 112 
Employer: Senior Services and Long-Term Care 
Job Location: Canada (CA) 
Additional Location Details:Sherbourne / Wellesley 
Job Stream: Retail/Customer Service/Call Centre 
Job Type: Voluntary, Part-Time 
Number of Positions Open:
Posting End Date: 12/31/2020 
Travel Required: None 
Educational Requirements:Some High School 

 

Job Incentive Program - Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for unpaid work experience opportunities through the Job Incentive Program, interested candidates must be in receipt of OW (Ontario Works) or ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program) and living in Toronto.

 

Candidates will be contacted only if selected to move forward in the process.

 

Long-Term Care Homes and Services is committed to providing exemplary long-term care services to residents and clients, and to actively participating in the creation of an effective continuum of care through strong partnerships with other health care organizations and community partners

 

Fudger House

439 Sherbourne Street
Toronto ON M4X 1K6

 

Located in a high-density, multicultural area in downtown Toronto, Fudger House was built in 1965.  In 1990, the home completed a four-year renovation project to create an environment that met the changing needs of the residents. Home to 249 residents, features include an outdoor courtyard and welcoming green space, and it is within easy access to public transportation.

 

Placement Titles at this location:  (see descriptions below)

  • Dining Enhancement (no current placements)
  • Meal Time Assistance
  • Greeter (no current placements)
  • Programs and Services (Recreation)
  • Tuck Shop
  • Volunteer Committee Member (no current placements)
  • Bistro/Tea Room (no current placements)
  • Happy Hour/Special Events
  • Hair Salon - Customer Service (no current placements)
  • Library Computer Assistant (no current placements)
  • Computer Assistant (no current placements)

 

Qualifications for all positions:

  • Intermediate English skills (oral and reading comprehension)
  • Police records check (vulnerable sector screen) for work within long-term care environment
  • Interest in working with seniors
  • Interest in working in a long term care environment
  • Patience, a positive attitude, adaptability and willingness to learn are essential qualities for success in this position

 

Placement Title:

 

Meal Time Assistance

Performs duties which add enjoyment to the dining experience, including directly assisting assigned residents to eat their meals.

 

  • Welcoming residents to the dining room, engaging residents in social conversation, portering residents to/from the dining room, directing residents to their assigned table, offering a warm cloth at end of meal, encouraging residents to eat, assisting a resident to put on a clothing protector, helping to cut meat or open containers, communicating residents intake to staff, etc. This role also includes directly assisting assigned residents to eat their meals.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to interact successfully with seniors with varying physical and cognitive abilities; Skills in  communicating with seniors who have dementia or other debilitating illnesses; Gaining knowledge of general practices required to support residents during   mealtime service in long-term care. Skills in caring for and feeding seniors.

 

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate English skills
  • Police records check: vulnerable sector screen for work within long-term care environment

 

Dining Enhancement  (no current placements)

Performs duties which add enjoyment to the dining experience without providing direct eating assistance.

 

  • Welcoming residents to the dining room, engaging residents in social conversation, portering residents to/from the dining room, directing residents to their assigned table, offering a warm cloth at end of meal, encouraging residents to eat, assist a resident to put on a clothing protector, helping to cut meat or open containers, communicate residents intake to staff, etc. THIS ROLE DOES NOT INCLUDE FEEDING RESIDENTS.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to interact successfully with seniors with varying physical and cognitive abilities; skills in communicating with seniors who have dementia or other debilitating illnesses; gaining knowledge of general practices required to support residents during mealtime service in long-term care.

 

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate English skills
  • Police records check: vulnerable sector screen for work within long-term care environment

 

Greeter  (no current placements)

Be the first face people see upon entering the long-term care home by providing customer service. This is a great opportunity for social interaction as you will be responsible to greet, provide direction and share information

 

  • Ensure visitors and guests sign in and complete self-screen forms, direct to hand cleaning, answer questions and provide information and direction

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Customer service skills

 

Programs and Services (Recreation)

Assist with the daily activities associated with social/recreational programming for the LTCHS facility, including the provision of assistance to Day Centre members to facilitate their participation in centre activities.

 

  • Facilitate participant access to activities
  • Encourage resident participation in various activities, programs and services that take place as a part of the social and recreational programming for the home and in Day Centres (including discussions, outings, exercises, crafts, games, etc).
  • Assist in serving refreshments and helping members  

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Exposure to a wide variety of senior conditions including dementia, social isolation, etc.
  • Enhance communication skills
  • Working independently and as part of a team
  • Have the opportunity for interaction with group members in a variety of recreational and social activities
  • Gain an understanding of social programming for social programming for seniors

 

Additional Qualifications for Programs and Services (Recreation):

  • Basic math skills

 

Tuck Shop

Basic operation of Tuck Shop including unpacking merchandise, price labeling, selling, assisting customers, explaining items.

 

  • Operating a cash register
  • Inventory control
  • Merchandise display

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Customer service skills
  • Retails sales clerk and retail management experience

 

Additional Qualifications for Programs and Services (Recreation):

  • Basic math skills

 

Volunteer Committee Member (no current placements)

Various opportunities exist for Committee Work within the Homes including fundraising, special events and projects (i.e., Black History Month)

 

  • Membership on a committee requires attending meetings, taking notes, following up on tasks, setting agendas, sending out committee correspondence and arranging meeting rooms

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Meeting, planning and organizing skills; working as part of a team; decision and consensus making, budgeting and fund-raising skills

 

Bistro/Tea Room  (no current placements)

Basic operation of bistro/tea room including presentation of merchandise; making coffee/tea;   providing juice and snacks; assisting customers and selling items.

 

  • Making hot beverages; checking supply and stocking up; toasting items  (bagels, English muffins);operate a cash register; give change; chat with customers

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Customer service skills; barista skills; cash handing; beverage preparation and snack display for those seeking coffee house experience

 

Hair Salon - Customer Service  (no current placements)

Assisting the hairdresser in a salon environment with general duties as roller removal, towel folding, sweeping and record keeping.

 

  • Providing customer service to residents visiting the hair salon in a friendly environment

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Customer service skills; social interaction; appointment scheduling; some aesthetician skills while observing and assisting within a beauty shop and salon environment

 

Happy Hour/Special Events

Serving refreshments to residents during Happy Hour/Special Events

 

  • Serving beer, wine, liquor and pop as per policy to residents attending bar/happy hour; setting out snacks and refreshments

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Customer service experience, have the opportunity for social interaction and will receive Smart Serve Ontario responsible alcohol beverage service training

 

Computer Assistant (no current placements)

Share your knowledge and skills by assisting residents with basic computer programs like Word, Excel, internet searching, printing and e-mail functions

 

  • Assist residents at their own pace with basic computer work

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhanced computer and customer service skills

 

Additional Qualifications for Computer Assistant:

  • Intermediate Microsoft computer skills

 

Library Computer Assistant  (no current placements)

Basic assistance in Resident Library including tracking items on loan; receiving requests for  books; maintaining inventory of books and magazines

 

  • Shelving and stacking of books in Library; taking mobile library cart  into resident areas; assisting residents to select reading and audio book materials

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Customer service skills; learn filing, organizing, alphabetical and card catalogue sorting and can improve literacy skills

 

Additional Qualifications for Library Computer Assistant:

  • Knowledge of alphabetical filing

 

Days per week:  LTC operates 7 days per week.  Days of participation will be determined based on needs of individual sites.

 

Hours per month (not to exceed 70 hours):  25-70 hours/month (number of hours will be determined based on needs of individual sites.  Generally, hours are from Monday-Friday, minimum three hour shifts between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

 

Duration of placement:  three months with the possibility of extension

 

 

Note:

  1. The City has the authority to conduct police reference checks on people applying for specific volunteer positions located in areas that would deal with children and/or vulnerable adults. Volunteers being considered for any of these positions will be required by the host division to complete a police reference check.
  2. Some placements require volunteers to be tested for Tuberculosis and be inoculated against certain communicable diseases such as Hepatitis B and the flu for health and safety reasons. This may apply to volunteers considered for placements only in specific areas (e.g. Homes for the Aged, Emergency Medical Services, Children's Services).

 

For further assistance, visit a local Toronto Employment & Social Services Location.

 

Notice of Collection Statement

Toronto Employment and Social Services collects personal information through the Employment Opportunities System (EOS) under the legal authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, SO 2006, Chapter 11, Schedule A, s 136(c), the Ontario Works Act, 1997, SO 1997, Chapter 25, Schedule A, ss 3, 4 and 6, the Ontario Works Act, 1997, Ontario Regulation 134/98, General, Part III and the City of Toronto By-law No 1319-2008.  The personal information is used for the purpose of determining your suitability or eligibility for employment opportunities or for placement in volunteer opportunities at the City of Toronto. The personal information may be shared as deemed necessary with a specific Employer and may be used for reporting purposes. In addition, Ontario Works recipient's (including Ontario Disability Support Program recipient) SAMS ID is collected for the purposes of determining suitability for Ontario Works specific opportunities.  Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Community Labour Market, Toronto Employment and Social Services, Metro Hall, 11th Floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6, or by telephone at 416-397-5627.