Volunteer for Mah Jongg (Card game)
(MICBA Forum Italia Community Services, Forum Italia Seniors' Residence)

Position ID: 582 Last Modified: 18 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 17 Oct 2013
Opportunity Details
Duties of RoleFluent Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin)and English is required to communicate with program participants. Duties include: 
1. Know how to play and teach Mah Jongg. 
2. Recruit and remind seniors of the program. 
3. Start game and keep score. 
4. Clean up at the end of the game. 
5. Take attendance (if in doubt, ask residents for their name). 
6. Sign out on time sheets at Volunteer Board. 
7. Slide attendance sheet under Recreation/Volunteer Coordinator's door.
Benefit(s) to the Volunteer- Provide a chance for mental stimulation 
- Provide an opportunity for social interaction
Hours Awarded to StudentsYes
Ages15 year(s) - 80 year(s)
Police CheckNot Required
Skills/Experience- Need to know how to communicate with Chinese/Mandarin residents 
- Need solid knowledge of how to play Mah Jongg 
- Need to be able to assist and teach seniors how to play
Length of CommitmentShort Term (less than 3 months) - We ask for a minimum of 60 hours commitment from all our volunteers
Minimum Hours60 (Total)
Location155 Forum Drive, Mississauga (Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue)
Link to Mapwww.micba.ca
Accessibility (AODA)Fully Accessible
TransportationOn Bus Route ; - Accessible by highway and Mississauga Transit  
- Transportation to be covered by volunteer
Main ContactLorraine Ogilvie, Recreation/Volunteer Coordinator, MICBA Forum Italia Community Services; Senior's Residence; Phone: 905-507-2711 ext 4; Fax: 905-507-3016; Email: logilvie@forumitalia.ca
Potential Schedule- To be announced  
- Schedule will be flexible 
- Once a week
Number of Volunteers Req'dMississauga: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Orientation will be provided upon hire
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Areas of InterestSeniors (Work with) ; Speech and Hearing ; Teaching/Instruction ; Youth Volunteer
Suitable ForYouth (16 to 18) ; Young Adult (19 to 24) ; Adult (24+)
Agency Details
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Organization NameMICBA Forum Italia Community Services, Forum Italia Seniors' Residence
Address & Map
155 Forum Dr
Mississauga, ON L4Z 3M9
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Office Phone905-507-2711
For Social Housing please contact: Peel Access to Housing (PATH) Phone: 905-453-1300 Email: peelaccesstohousing@peelregion.ca Website: www.peelregion.ca