If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please contact Rhonda, Programs and Volunteer Manager, at 705-743-4265 extension 248 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairhaven is Currently Seeking Volunteers for the Following Positions:
Assistant for Bingo – Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Assistant for Darts – Friday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
All of the above work with the Activationist and provide assistance for residents to go to and from the activities as well as support them as identified during the activity. These positions would be suitable for high school students wishing to complete their community involvement requirement.
Other assistants are required to help Activationists with the gardening group, baking or at the spa, Monday through Friday.
Fairhaven has a wide range of exciting and challenging volunteer positions available, depending on your skills and interests.
Bible Study Leader
Prepare and lead an ecumenical bible study for a small group of residents of all denominations.
Volunteers serve tea and coffee, and sell sundry items to residents, visitors, staff.
Assist staff with clerical/computer duties such as filing, photocopying, data entry.
Dining Room Assistant
Assist residents at mealtime by portering residents to and from the dining room, putting on bibs, cutting up food, buttering bread, and serving tea and coffee.
Provide a program of music through singing or playing a musical instrument such as piano, organ or guitar.
Visit a resident one on one to provide social interaction and conversation to offer extra individual attention.
Care for houseplants used to enhance the interior of the Home, by watering, transplanting, etc.
Provide outdoor watering and weeding services to all bedding areas and selected lawns.
Porter residents to and from the salon and visit with residents while they are waiting.
Hymn Sing Volunteer
Play/lead familiar hymns to residents who would enjoy listening and/or singing along.
Assist feeding residents at meal times, training and orientation provided, nursing supervision provided at all times.
Play familiar hymns on the organ during the hymn sing or worship service. Ability to feel comfortable with residents who have physical and/or mental limitations.
Prepare equipment for exercise groups, prepare hot packs and ice packs, assist the physiotherapist with resident mobility exercises.
Pianist – Special Care
Play well-known songs to residents providing them with an opportunity to sing, dance, and reminisce. Ability to feel comfortable with residents who have physical and/or mental limitations.
Resident Activity Assistant
Assist the recreation staff with weekly resident activities such as bingo, bowling, mini golf, baking, spa and knitting.
Resident Computer Volunteer
Assist residents with accessing computer programs, the internet, and email.
Social Pub Assistant
Porter residents to and from the pub, socialize with residents, assist with pub set up and clean up.
Special Event Volunteer
Assist recreation staff with parties and entertainment within the Home, or on outings such as shopping, porter residents, set up and clean up, serve refreshments.
Sunday Worship Leader
Provide an opportunity for residents to attend an interdenominational worship service and listen to or sing along with old familiar hymns.
Therapy Dog Volunteer
Provide an opportunity for residents to visit with well-behaved dogs. Dog and owner must be registered with East Central Therapy Dog Program.
Worship Centre Assistant
Assist residents to and from worship services. Assist residents during service as needed i.e. find hymns, etc.