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Description:

Provide informal support for persons living with multiple sclerosis (MS) that reside within long term care by visiting, chatting, playing cards/games, reading to them, discussing current events, helping them complete projects (activities decided upon by volunteer and resident). MS residents in long term care tend to feel isolated and lonely because of decreased socialization and would greatly benefit from regular visits by a 'friend.'
We are recruiting for facilities located in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and Leduc.


Qualifications:

Patient, compassionate, committed, comfortable with individuals experiencing decreased mobility. Requires police records check.


Training:

Friendly Visiting orientation provided by MS Society staff. In addition, some long term care facilities provide facility orientation.


Benefits:

Enhance the quality of someone's life who is suffering with MS and isolation; meet new people; build your resume. The MS Society also provides letters of reference.




Duration: Ongoing
Faculty: All Faculties Medicine and Dentistry Nursing Pharmacy Public Health Rehabilitation Medicine Science
Location: Edmonton Outside Edmonton

Contact:

Name: Jody Deckert
Phone: 780-463-1190
Email: jody.deckert@mssociety.ca

Location:

150, 9405 50 Street
Edmonton , Alberta
T6B 2T4


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Phone

InfoLink Help:
780-492-4212


ONEcard Help:
780-492-7924

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
infolink@su.ualberta.ca

Hours

Spring/Summer
(Effective May 1, 2019)


InfoLink Desk at Student Life Central (Lower Level SUB)
SUB InfoLink Desk (main floor)
Monday to Friday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


InfoLink ONEcard Service Centre (9104 HUB)
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm


CAB & SUB InfoLink Desk(s)
Monday to Friday
CLOSED FOR THE SPRING/SUMMER


InfoLink Desk at Student Connect/Admin Building
Monday & Tuesday
8:15am to 4:15pm
Wednesday
10:00am to 4:15pm
Thursday & Friday
8:15am to 4:15pm


InfoLink Desk at International Services Centre
Monday to Friday
8:00am - 4:00PM


Please note that CAB and SUB are subject to closure if our student staff are sick! If one location is temporarily closed, please visit us at any other location and we'll be happy to help!


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Address

InfoLink Main Office
0-81
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7