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962 - Entertainment Volunteers (Music) - 14+ > Please apply NOW!
Position Address:
175 Forum Drive, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Mississauga, Brampton


MICBA (Mississauga Italian Canadian Benevolent Association) Forum Italia Community Services provides supportive services to seniors in residential not-for-profit housing at 155 & 195 Forum Drive (Mississauga), and volunteers are needed for programs in both buildings. We are the service provider that operates inside the housing buildings, and the wide variety of programs and associated seniors support initiatives would not be possible without a capable and dedicated team of volunteers, some veterans, many new. Thank you!

We have a continuing need of volunteers who can provide our residents and their guests with a wide variety of musical (and other forms of) entertainment (see DESCRIPTION, below). We view entertainment as a very important part of our commitment to keep our residents active, social, and happy. If you enjoy working with seniors and have a few hours to spare each month, Villa Forum WANTS YOU!!! Just 'Apply Now!' (click the yellow box, above) and let's talk about your talent and what you have to offer!


Musicians, magicians, and more! You never know who could be preforming at the next Performance Night so be sure you're here to participate! Performance Night is an evening where a volunteer performance takes place for the residents. Snacks and beverages are served throughout the one hour show to enhance the overall enjoyment.

PLEASE APPLY AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY. Easily access the MICA volunteer application form by creating a volunteer 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, then 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!', above.


Opportunity to provide enjoyment through music and entertainment (plus expand your music inventory and your versatility) + Increase & encourage social interactions between residents, and by doing so, learn about 'older adults' + 'Network' with residents, their family and friends (enhance your performance reputation in the local community) + Enjoy the warmth of your audiences as you entertain them from your heart (you will be appreciated and our residents will thank you for your performance!) + Gain an awareness of the way a quality long term care facility works + Secondary school students can gain hours towards their '40 hours' volunteering community service graduation requirement


  • Minimum Age - 14
  • Experience playing a musical instrument (eg. piano, guitar, etc.) OR in another area of entertainment (magician, actor, incl. a troupe, etc.)
  • Prior performance (solo or in a small ensemble/band) is an asset
  • Vocal ability is most welcome
  • Ability to lead a group in song is most welcome

Min Age: 14
Max Age: 99   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Medium Term (4 - 6 months) commitment
Shifts are available Anytime

FLEXIBLE, depending upon the residents' availability and facility's scheduling, to be mutually arranged with the volunteer. OVERALL: (Between 4 and 6 months), 60 hours of commitment are asked of all volunteers.


ORIENTATION - Will be provided to successful applicants

More Details
Areas of Interest: Culture & Heritage, Music/Theatre, Program Coordination, Senior Support
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults

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