The following is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.
RECREATION ASSISTANTS Volunteers are needed to assist recreation staff to run various programs. This position is flexible as visiting times are determined by the resident and volunteer.
ENGLISH TEACHER FOR CONVERSATION Volunteer will lead an exceptional group of older adults, once or twice a month, who would like to get together and practise their English conversation skills over a cup of coffee. Teacher and participants will work together to build a list of conversation topics. No lesson preparation will be required, but the ability to guide the conversation and encourage all to participate is required.
ESCORT VOLUNTEER Volunteers are needed to escort elderly residents to in-house hairdresser. The shifts which need to be filled are Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Volunteers are required to have a criminal record check done and do a minimum of 40 hours volunteering within a six month period.
MINDS IN MOTION PROGRAM ASSISTANT is needed to help with the set-up and cleanup of refreshments, games and activities for the social part of the program. Also, under the direction of the fitness instructor, volunteer will provide participants with one-toone guidance during the fitness part of the program.
If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 604-985-7138. The society is a partner agency of the United Way.
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