Current Volunteer Opportunities

OPPORTUNTIES FOR VOLUNTEERS!

If you, or someone you know, would enjoy any of the following volunteer roles, please contact Mary Black Gallagher at 519.846.5359 x 266,or at maryb@wellington.ca

Dining Room Assistance

We are looking for volunteer assistance in our resident dining rooms for all weekend and evening meals. In this role, you would be assisting residents who can no longer assist themselves at meal time. Our meal times are as follows:  8:45am breakfast, 12:45pm lunch and 5:45pm dinner. 

One to One Visiting

Some of our residents would greatly benefit from one to one conversational visits, one to one games, and strolls outside in the nice weather.

Musical Entertainment

For our small and large group special events and theme programmes, we are always looking for volunteers who enjoy playing an instrument or singing for our residents.

Mail Delivery

We are looking for volunteers to deliver mail to residents any week day in the early afternoon.

Floral Craft Programme

We are looking for a volunteer to help our Behaviour Support Staff member with a floral craft programme each Monday afternoon from 1:40pm to 3:15pm.

Tuesday Morning Programmes

We are looking for 2 volunteers, one to lead a Trivia Programme with a small group of residents, and one to play a game of Crokinole with another small group of residents. The shifts for these 2 programmes would be 10:00 to 11:30am each week.

Thursday Afternoon Music and Dance Programme

Our Recreation Staff and Behaviour Support Staff lead a Music and Dance programme every Thursday afternoon and are looking for a volunteer who would enjoy dancing with residents and helping them enjoy the music afternoon by sitting and socializing with them.

Friday Afternoon Art Appreciation

One of our resident volunteers runs an Art Appreciation Group in one of our neighbourhoods, and is looking for a volunteer to assist her with this programme, between 1:15 and 3:00pm every Friday afternoon.

Library Assistance

We are looking for a volunteer to tidy and organize our library twice a month. The day and time can be flexible to meet your scheduling needs.

Barber Assistance

We are looking for a male volunteer to come in from 9:00am to 12:00pm to assist our Barber on the second Monday of every month. This volunteer would assist residents to and from the barber shop/hair salon here in our Home, socialize with residents and provide company and conversation.

Volunteer Opportunities for Teen Volunteers

 

Sunday Chapel Service Assistance

We are looking for volunteers to assist our Recreation Staff every Sunday from 1:30 to 3:00pm, to bring residents to and from the Sunday church service.

Tuesday Evening Games Night

Every Tuesday night between 6:30 and 8:30pm our Recreation Staff lead an hour-long Games Programme and appreciate volunteer assistance to prepare, run and clean up for this programme.

Thursday  Evening Sing and Social Evening

Every Thursday night between 6:30 and 8:30pm our Recreation Staff lead an hour-long Sing and Social Programme. Music and refreshments are provided, and our staff appreciate volunteer assistance to bring residents to and from this programme, as well as sit and social with the residents during the programme.

Saturday Afternoon Menís Movie

We are looking for a volunteer who could give 2 hours every Saturday, between 1:30pm and 3:30pm, to put on a movie for some of our male residents. This volunteer would assist residents to the Recreation Room, set up and run the movie, sit with the residents during the movie, and assist residents back to their room when the movie is finished.

 

Posted February 25th, 2014