Volunteering at the Elms

YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM AT THE WINDSOR ELMS VILLAGE – MANY TEENS 12 YRS AND OLDER ENJOY A REWARDING AND FULFILLING EXPERIENCE WHEN VOLUNTEERING AT THE ELMS – Call Beth House, Director of Therapeutic Services 902 472 3654 or email her at Beth.House@winelms.ca

We have a home full of seniors that could benefit greatly from your dedication and generosity.  Volunteerism is very important to assist in enhancing our resident’s quality of life.  A volunteer is an important asset to our building, and we appreciate any amount of time, large or small, you have to offer us.   Volunteering opportunities are always available, and there are many to choose from.  If you have a talent or skill you would like to share with us, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  These are some of the assets where we need your help:

  • Provide assistance with parties, teas, and other recreation programs
  • Join our knitting group
  • Help coordinate a new walking program
  • Calling bingo and assisting with bingo
  • Assist with a craft or run a craft group
  • Friendly visiting, reminiscing of old times and photos, reading a local newspaper
  • Playing cards or table games (scrabble, checkers, etc.)
  • Playing any musical instruments, or provide a singing voice
  • Sewing for residents
  • Helping residents get to activities outside the building
  • Transporting residents to church services, outings, appointments etc.
  • Assisting with bus trips
  • Walking with/wheeling residents indoors or outside
  • Writing letters
  • Mealtime Assistance
  • Visiting with your pets
  • Sharing a skill, talent, interest or hobby
  • Sitting with palliative residents

There are always numerous opportunities and an ongoing need for volunteers here at the Windsor Elms Village.  We hope you will join our team, and take part in our self-rewarding experience.   We ask that you have a police record check done and bring it in with the attached forms.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call.

Beth House

Volunteer Coordinator

(902) 472 3654

 

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