Friday, April 27, 2018

Noric House - Gardeners




Noric House has a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents' choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.



Garden Hand is needed: 
  • assist residents with vegetable/flower gardens                       
  • work one to one or small groups 
  • watering and/or weeding
  • plant and maintain the residents' gardens

Contact Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca


Monday, April 23, 2018

Schubert Centre - Tour Assistant

The Schubert Centre is a community centre for seniors' social and recreational activities offering a diverse selection of informational events and activities. Support for seniors includes transportation and housing assistance, arrangement of home supports, medical and financial information, counselling with a certified gerontological 
social worker and documentation and form completion.

Tour Assistant needed:
  • book tour participants                                                                       
  • answer phone and take participants information
  • accept payment for activity
  • call tourist for confirmation or canellation
  • call destination for confirmation or cancellation

Quality of Life - Pontoon Boat Captain

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The Quality of Life Society provides persons with disabilities, seniors in care facilities and members of senior centres in the Vernon area the opportunity to enjoy therapeutic outings on beautiful Lake Okanagan.

Pontoon Boat Captains needed:
  • must hold a Canadian Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • work with a partner captain
  • take seniors and individuals with disabilities on boat ride
  • ensure the boat is properly set up for each outing
  • ensure the clients are comfortable and safe
  • assist client boarding and deboarding
  • ensure the boat is properly moored and tided up
  • attend monthly captain's meeting re: scheduling and safety
  • shifts available 1 day per week during June to September

Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 25250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Friday, April 20, 2018

Noric House - Visiting Mate

Vernon Noric House has a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents' choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

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Visiting Mates needed:
  • visit with residents                                                       
  • accompany residents on a walk
  • play cards or board games

Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Noric House - Entertainers


Noric House has a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents' choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

Entertaining Volunteers needed:                                                                         
  • play music and/or sing for resident
  • participate in community singalongs 
  • schedule is flexible for this position


Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Creekside Landing - Bus Outing Assistant



Creekside Landing is a seniors' residence that offers complex care, assisted living and independent living.

Bus Outing Assistant needed:              
  • assist seniors to and from activities
  • push wheelchairs when needed
  • accompany seniors onto and off bus
  • must enjoy interacting with seniors

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

NO Valley Gleaners - Thrift Store Cashier

The North Okanagan Valley Gleaners Society addresses the problem of world hunger through the rich food supplies of the Okanagan Valley and the help of volunteers.   


Cashier needed:
  • greet and assist customers as needed
  • cashier duties (non-computerized register)
  • share Gleaners story with customers
  • must have an empathy for less fortunate individuals
  • must have a clean criminal record check

Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Monday, April 16, 2018

CNIB - Vision Mate


The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) assists individuals who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind find ways to lead independent lives, while being integrated into to the mainstream of community life.


Vision Mate needed:
  • visit client in his/her home or community location
  • provide support such as walking, assisting with errands
  • friendly visits, outings or reading to client
  • may use personal vehicle, city transit or cabs
Contact NexuBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Canterbury Court - Bingo Caller

Canterbury Court is an independent assisted living residence for seniors.  It located at Gateby Place in downtown Vernon.
   
 Bingo Caller needed:
  • must have a good voice to call up to 10 games per session
  • volunteers needed Wednesdays from 6:45pm to 8:00pm
  • must enjoy interacting and socializing with seniors 

Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585o r volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Creekside Landing - Bingo Caller

Creekside Landing is a seniors' residence that offers complex care, assisted living and independent living.

Bingo Callers needed:
  • assist with table set up and take down 
  • call Bingo games in a clear voice
  • must enjoy interacting with seniors
  • Friday afternoons 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca  

Friday, April 13, 2018

Creekside Landing - Visiting Mate


Creekside Landing is a seniors' residence that offers complex care, assisted living and independent living.

Visiting Mate needed:

  • visit seniors in their rooms
  • engage seniors in activities
  • play cards or board games
  • read to or converse with residents
  • walk residents around the faciltity


Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Creekside Landing - Activity Assistant

Creekside Landing is a seniors' residence that offers complex care, assisted living and independent living.

Activity Assistant needed:                
  • assist staff with recreational activities
  • assist seniors to and from activities
  • must enjoy interacting with seniors


Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

Schubert Centre - Coffee Shop Attendant

The Schubert Centre is a community centre for seniors' social and recreational activities offering a diverse selection of informational events and activities. Support for seniors includes transportation and housing assistance, arrangement of home supports, medical and financial information, counselling with a certified gerontological social worker and documentation and form completion.

Coffee Shop Attendants needed:                      
  • serve food and beverages
  • operate a cash register
  • clean tables/general clean up
  • make fresh coffee
  • shifts available Mon.- Sat. 8am-noon or noon-4pm.
Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250-545-0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Heart and Stroke Foundation - Workshop Facilitator

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation is a source of information about stroke, heart disease, surgeries and treatments.  It provides heart-healthy recipes, nutrition and physical
    activity tips to help prevent these diseases.  

    Live Well After Stroke Program

    Program Facilitators needed: 
    • deliver the Living with Stroke program
    • workshops delivered 2 times per year                             
    • program runs 2 hours once per week
    • program runs 6-8 consecutive weeks
    • modules and systematic lessons provided  
    • volunteer facilitators attend training workshops
    • work collaboratively with other facilitators 
    Contact NexusBC Volunteer Services at 250.545.0585 or volunteers@nexusbc.ca

    Upper Room Mission - Boutique Thrift Store


    Upper Room Mission cares for the underprivileged in our community.  The society provides 3 meals a day, 7 days per week, life changing programs, free clothing, referrals to social service agencies and low cost thrift stores.

    Thrift Store Attendants needed:
    • pricing and tag donated items 
    • arrange donated items displays
    • assist with customer service
    • performing cashiering duties 
    • must enjoy working with the public
    • training is provided