Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Family Resource Centre is looking for Volunteers

The Family Resource Centre is looking for the following volunteers:

One to One Client Workers to visit with seniors in their homes on a regular basis, offer ongoing support to seniors experiencing social isolation, depression or dementia, and accompany seniors to and from appointments.  Training: Tues & Thurs April 18-May 9 (7 sessions) 9am-noon.

Busy Bee Assistants to support seniors attending weekly coffee and craft group, support seniors experiencing social isolation, depression or dementia, transport seniors to and from the Busy Bee Group, assist staff with snacks and crafts, and socialize with seniors.  Training: Tues & Thurs April 18-May 9 (7 sessions) 9am-noon.

Wellness Group Assistants to offers support for older adults experiencing social isolation, depression or early dementia.  Training is provided.  Volunteers' roles in the Wellness Group include menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking meals, socializing with the clients during the meal, cleaning up, transporting clients to the group and home again. Training: Tues & Thurs April 18-May 9 (7 sessions) 9am-noon.

Visit www.vernonfrc.ca for more information and to download a volunteer application.