Appointment Escort Volunteer
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Appointment Escort Volunteer

Responsible To:

  1. Director of  Resident Services
  2. Volunteer Coordinator 
  3. Charge Nurse

Purpose of Position

  1. To accompany residents who may require an escort to offsite appointments by means of Handi Transit, Wheelchair Taxi, or Patient Transfer Services.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Accompany, stay, and return with residents to any offsite appointment as may be necessary
  • Assist residents in and out of vehicles when necessary, being mindful of safety issues
  • Report to registered nurse (RN) upon departure and return
  • Return any forms from hospital, doctor, specialist, etc. to RN
  • Meet residents at appointment site if unable to accompany due to transportation restriction
  • Report to Huron Lodge immediately should any problem or emergency arise
  • Socialize with resident while waiting with them
  • Attend volunteer meetings as required
  • Follow all current Huron Lodge rules, policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Punctuality 
  • Ability to work with the elderly, their families, and other volunteer staff
  • Reliability

If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact one of the following staff members:

Huron Lodge
1881 Cabana Road West
Windsor, Ontario
Canada
N9G 1C7 

Phone: For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquiries, call Mary Carroll (519) 253-6060 ext. 8276.
Fax: (519) 977-8027