HNCSSS relies significantly on volunteers to deliver the variety of services offered by our Organization. The rewards of volunteering are many. Volunteering is about neighbours helping neighbours and building the strength of community.
Who has the time to Volunteer?
In our busy lives it is amazing that people find time to volunteer. We invite you to share your talents and skills with our clients within your community.
Volunteering with Senior Support Services does not mean you have to give up every free minute you have. How much time you can give is your choice. We simply ask that once you make your commitment to Senior Support Services you stay with us for at least one year. Check out our Volunteer Handbook to see what positions we have!
MEALS ON WHEELS: Deliver hot/frozen meals to a client’s home, Flexible scheduling and mileage reimbursement.
DINER’s CLUB: Volunteers are needed to drive clients to and from our monthly congregate dining programs in your own vehicle. Volunteers have the option to either have their mileage reimbursed or enjoy a complimentary lunch with us!
TRANSPORTATION: Drive clients in your own vehicle to a medical appointments or shopping errands. Volunteers have flexible schedules and are reimbursed for their mileage.
FRIENDLY VISITING & TELEPHONE REASSURANCE: Visit with one of our clients, in person or by phone. Many of our clients are living alone and might not have family or friends checking in on them. Help brighten their day! This is a support service which provides our clients with regular contact to ensure their well-being.
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: Positively enhance a clients quality of life by offering companionship and friendship, attentive listening, personal and holistic caring support, caregiver respite and bereavement support. Mileage reimbursement.
SAFETY AT HOME: Be a Somebody, Be a Snow Buddy! Snow Buddies is a service that matches volunteers with elderly neighbours to help with snow removal. Perfect opportunity of students. Snow Buddy Registration Form (WORD) Snow Buddy Orientation Manual (WORD)
ADULT DAY PROGRAM: Volunteers play a vital role at the Adult Day Program. Volunteers are able assist in enhancing the client experience for those attending. Time commitment is very flexible, come for the day or for a few hours. Some of the Volunteer roles available are: assisting with meal prep/clean up, spending 1 to 1 time with an individual or assisting with a group activity. Volunteers with special interests/talents are always welcome.
Apply to volunteer today and make a difference!
Download our volunteer application form today! Simply fill out the forms and return them to any of our offices.