Join us as a Student VolunTEEN Supervisor

Department: Volunteer Services
Responsible To: Director of Community Relations

  1. Enrollment in a relevant, post-secondary program such as; Human Resource Management,
    Health Sciences, Public Relations, Social Work, Gerontology, or Recreation Leisure Studies.
  2. Possess the following characteristics and skills; strong interpersonal skills, including active
    listening and empathy, effective oral and written communication skills, excellent
    organizational and planning skills, creative problem-solving and good assessment skills.
  3. Demonstrated leadership ability with peers or youth in group settings.
  4. Previous experience with the elderly preferred.
  5. Basic computer skills.


  1. Assist with the recruitment of teen volunteers through advertisement, flyers, posters, school
  2. Assist with screening, interviewing and reference checking of potential teen volunteers.
  3. Assist with coordination of an initial orientation training session for new volunteers, and a
    refresher orientation for returning volunteers.
  4. Liaise with Recreation Staff (or other departments as appropriate) in coordinating volunteer
    participation in the weekly events scheduled.
  5. Schedule volunteers in response to identified needs – both in Ocean View and on organized
    community outings.
  6. Supervise and support volunteers by regular meetings and ongoing informal contacts.
  7. Assist with the creation of new volunteer opportunities – specifically on nursing units and 1:1
    visiting assignments.
  8. Maintain accurate statistics of each teen volunteer in the program
  9. Prepare submissions for the internal newsletter, the Ocean Breeze
  10. Plan, in conjunction with the Manager of Volunteer Services, a recognition event to celebrate
    the conclusion of the summer volunteen program.
  11. Assist with and /or support the daily activities of residents, as required

Risk & Safety:
• In working together, we will practice and promote a culture of safety; while providing comfort,
care and compassion for residents and families of Ocean View
• Ensures to “take every reasonable precaution in the circumstances to protect the employee’s own
health and safety and that of other persons at or near the workplace” ~ NS OHS Act 17.1(a)
• Maintains and promotes health and safety standards and procedures according to Ocean View
guidelines and resident care standards to a level consistent with recognized provincial standards
including ethical guidelines.
• Ensures compliance of all applicable regulatory laws, by-laws, codes, standards, guidelines and
• Promotes a safe and healthy workplace for staff and volunteers
• Promotes a safe and healthy environment for residents and their families
• Participates, when required in initiatives that minimize risk and promote safety
• Ensures that risks are minimized and proactively addressed for the interest of the Ocean View

Ethics & Values:
• Maintains ethical standards in the scope of job responsibility
• Champions the values established by the Society in day to day operations
• Champions the mission, vision and strategic directions established by the Ocean View
Continuing Care Centre

Quality Initiatives:
• Demonstrate commitment to quality and promote a quality culture.
• Day-to-day implementation of the quality care & services.
• Continually look for ways to improve quality of care or service.
• Work as part of teams/committees to manage quality

Term: mid- May to August 31, 2022. Hourly wage: $15.50. Hours: 35 per week,.
Location: Eastern Passage

Please address cover letter to:
Human Resources
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
P.O. Box 130
Eastern Passage, NS, B3G 1M4