Our team members are passionate about providing the services to enhance our residents' quality of life. We aim to hire the best people and provide the best training, education and support to our team.
We have ongoing open postings for:
- Personal Support Worker (PSW)
- Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- Dietary Aide
To start your career at Riverview Gardens - visit our Jobs page to learn more!
Our volunteer team consists of many dedicated and talented individuals of various ages, personalities and interests.
As a member of our volunteer team, you will experience a rewarding environment.
Your support will help residents maintain an active, independent quality of life by enhancing and complementing the services provided by the staff at Riverview Gardens.
Areas of volunteer service may include (please note that some activities are suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic):
- Arts and crafts
- Chapel liaison
- Meal Assistant
- Musical entertainment
- Special events
- One to One Visiting
- Connect Family with Residents virtually (e.g. iPad - Facetime)
- Outdoor Walks
- Administrative Assistance
- Palliative care
- Spiritual/Religious Services
- Restorative Care Walking and Wheel Chair Repair Program
All volunteers are provided with orientation, training, staff support, program choices and flexibility in scheduling.
We operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are opportunities to fit every schedule – days, evenings and weekends. We ask volunteers to commit to a minimum of 4 hours per month or once a week, pending your volunteer role.
Volunteer Application Process
The process to become a volunteer with Riverview Gardens Long-Term Care includes:
- Completed application (Under 18, please include a parent/guardian waiver and a
Volunteer Reference Form
- Orientation Session
- Vulnerable Sector Police Check
- Two (2) step TB (Tuberculosis) test
We welcome students to Riverview Gardens. Secondary school students have opportunities to learn about the various areas of long-term care. We are proud to enhance secondary school student learning opportunities by catering to individual learning goals and skill development.
We welcome inter-professional practice students from a wide range of programs such as nursing, personal support work, social work, recreation, business, dietary and recreation therapy. Community connections with accredited universities and colleges are important to us. Students interested should have the placement coordinator from their school contact Riverview Gardens to request a placement opportunity.
Please note: placements may be subject to change during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information about volunteering or student placements, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 519-352-4823 x 6123.