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Mealtime Assistant

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Canterbury Foundation

Do you want to interact with our residents at the most anticipated times of the day?

This is a great opportunity for individual or a group of volunteers.
This opportunity is also a fantastic starting point for someone who has not volunteered much in the past, or for someone who has a short amount of time to spend volunteering.

Volunteers will be helping to escort residents from their rooms to the dining room, assisting with hand hygiene, escorting residents to their seats, and assisting to ensure physical distancing is followed. At the end of the meal you will help escort residents back to their rooms.

Escorting residents to and from the dining room is especially helpful now as there have been many changes due to our continuing renovation projects. Our residents sometimes have difficulty especially finding their way back to their suites after a meal.

In person volunteers will be screened for risk of unknown COVID exposure.

Please apply here: https://www.canterburyfoundation.com/get-involved/volunteer/

More opportunities with Canterbury Foundation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Canterbury Foundation


8403 142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5R 4L3, CA

Mission Statement

To enhance the lives of seniors, we: Encourage independence and promote quality living, Provide a home where seniors experience peace of mind and feel like family, Offer a range of quality services and programs to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of seniors.


Canterbury Foundation has given the Promise of Home to Edmonton seniors since 1974. Located in the quiet, desirable neighbourhood of Laurier Heights, we offer three retirement living options, a variety of healthcare services, recreational programs and a wide range of amenities. All of these things contribute to providing a home where Edmonton seniors can experience a high quality of life, feel comfortable, safe and part of a vibrant community.

Residents of Canterbury benefit from meal services, housekeeping, laundry services, around-the-clock Registered Nurse availability, as well as a wide range of recreational programs and activities to meet their social, mental and physical needs. In addition to the high-quality, independent living, assisted living and supportive living options, the staff at Canterbury are passionate about their work, the residents they serve and enhancing the quality of life for seniors in their community.



We'll work with your schedule.


8403 142 StreetEdmontonEdmonton, Alberta T5R 4L3Canada



  • Ushering
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shifts are 1.5 hours in length
  • Caring, friendly and patient attitude Willingness and ability to take direction Sensitivity to the needs and challenges of the residents Knowledge of proper hand hygiene. Assist residents with mobility aids Lifting and moving light equipment

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