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Volunteer Opportunities

Victoria Hospital - 1-1 Volunteer Associate

Volunteers provide diversion/interactive activities and emotional support. They will help orientate patients with dementia and/or confusion, support families and patients experiencing emotionally difficult times and provide a therapeutic relationship to patients through activities like reading, playing cards or games, sitting and visiting, filling water jugs, taking cart with snacks or magazines around, assisting patients with opening of meal lids and packages, assist with redirection, and decorate and/or assist with special events/holidays or group programs.

Shifts repeated  daily, weekly or monthly 

Available times :  Monday - Sunday  morning afternoon and evening. 

Victoria Hospital - Pediatric Unit Associate

Volunteers have been an important part of the pediatric unit for many years. These positions assist in the daily activities and emotional comfort to all of ages of our Pediatric Unit. Volunteers are crucial to help us facilitate the more robust comfort care needs that our patients deserve on a daily basis. There are often many patients who do not have family members with them and are alone. Volunteers help to fill this gap in engagement and promote developmental opportunities through reading, playing, holding, etc. 

Times: 11:00am - 9:00pm Monday through Sunday

Volunteers will be given the opportunity to take extra Patient care specific unit training to help enhance the patient/volunteer care experience.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Herb Bassett Home - Entertainment Provider

Provider volunteers provide mental, social, emotional, and physical stimulation to residents
Group choirs, bands, individual piano players, piano/guitar recitals, performances, dance groups, school entertainment, old time dancing groups, hymn sing, story tellers.
 
Shifts vary dependent upon group availability:  

Herb Bassett Home - Group Outings Associate

The Associate benefits the residents who are able to go out in the community for shopping, bowling, casino, lunches, picnics, museum tours etc. This gives the residents some freedom along with the supervision and support from the volunteer.

Recreation program support for groups outings in and around the community. The volunteer would meet the recreation staff and residents at the agreed upon time, location and be assigned a resident, they would have a conversation, assist with pushing wheelchair, assist with resident individual activity, give support as needed.

Various shifts available:  Monday - Sunday mornings, afternoons and evenings 

Herb Basset Home - Group Program Associate

Residents enjoy many benefits from the daily activities provided by recreation staff and with the assistance of volunteers gives more helping hands. these activities and extra set of hand provides mental, social emotional, and physical stimulation to long term care residents. this service will allow the resident to continue with activities that were part of daily living before entering the facility

Group Program Associates would assist with the scheduled activities on the facilities recreation calendar. this includes games, bingo, puzzles, crafts, baking, exercise, strolls, visiting, assisting with gardening and portering to large group activities, and entertainment

 

Various shifts Available:  Monday - Sunday mornings afternoons and evenings. 

Herb Basset Home - Pen Pal Associate

  • The Pen Pall Associate will write letters to Long Term Care residents in order to develop relationships, increase social interaction, and prevent loneliness.
  • They develop new relationships and provide an activity and purposeful interaction they will look forward to. Will keep volunteers engaged and to give a feeling of giving back to the community.

Commitment and Delivery

 

  • Write a positive short letter or card and send once a month or more to each resident you are paired with for a minimum of three months.

Herb Basset Home - Recreation Associate - Adult Day Program

The Recreation Associate will assist Client to attend and be an active participant in RT Programs in a safe, meaningful manner. 

They will assist Client to attend and be an active participant in RT Programs in a safe, meaningful manner. 

Shifts vary:  Available Monday - Friday Mornings and afternoons  

Herb Bassett Home - Off Site 1:1 Medical Appointments Associate

Assist resident on community bus and to their medical appointment, hand
over sealed document with medical information to doctor receptionist.
 
Shift Times:
On call / casual
(Monday to Friday mornings/afternoons)
 

Herb Bassett Home - Contributor Volunteer

Volunteer will be creating or donating items that will enhance the care and mental well-being of the client receiving the product. If items are being created, this work is being done from outside of SHA facilities and any drop offs that happen are in public spaces.

Pineview Terrace Lodge - Horticulture Associate

The Horticulture Associate will be able to bring joy to residents. They will share talents in garden, visit with elders of the community and improve the resident's outdoor experience

They assist residents in caring for the outdoor space we have during our Spring/summer/ fall season.

Duties may include:  Watering, feed, transplant plants, weed plant beds, trim/prune plants as required, maintain tidiness in garden area.

 

 

Pineview Terrace Lodge - Entertainment Provider

Provider volunteers provide mental, social, emotional, and physical stimulation to residents
Group choirs, bands, individual piano players, piano/guitar recitals, performances, dance groups, school entertainment, old time dancing groups, hymn sing, story tellers.
 
Shifts vary dependent upon group availability:  Monday to Friday, mornings and afternoons  

Pineview Terrace Lodge - Recreation Associate

The Recreation Associate assists with various activities at the site. They encourage client's participation in activities. 

Recreation Associate are the extra pair of "helping hands" that add to the trained services of the Long-term care facility staff, working together to enhance the lives of residents

Activities include, but are not limited to:  Reading groups, puzzles, games, bingo, nail painting, going for walks, group painting, crafts, exercise programs, and special events like Christmas parties and teas. Birthday parties, volunteer group outings.

Mondays to Fridays, mornings and afternoons.  Must be able to make a weekly commitment.

 

Pineview Terrace Lodge - Contributor Volunteer

Volunteer will be creating or donating items that will enhance the care and mental well-being of the client receiving the product. If items are being created, this work is being done from outside of SHA facilities and any drop offs that happen are in public spaces.

Pineview Terrace Lodge - Off-site Program/Community Based outings Associate

Residents enjoy many benefits from the daily activities provided by recreation staff and with the assistance of volunteers gives more helping hands. these activities and extra set of hand provides mental, social emotional, and physical stimulation to long term care residents. this service will allow the resident to continue with activities that were part of daily living before entering the facility

 

Activities include: assist residents on community outings, shopping trips, casino, restaurant. Assist with handling cash, push resident in wheelchair, help resident with shopping list. Assist resident on bus to medical appointments, hand sealed medical information to doctor receptionist and push resident in wheelchair.

 

Days/Times: Monday to Friday mornings and afternoons

Commitment: 2X/month for community outings, medical appointments - on call as needed.

 

Prince Albert - Meals on Wheels Associate

Meals on Wheels Volunteers deliver nutritious meals to clients assessed as needing support with nutrition.

 

Personal accomplishment, develop and enhance communication skills, learn new job skills & obtain a work routine, being involved & giving back to community.

 

Volunteer picks up meals at given time from the outlet and delivers to client in their home.

 

 

Immunization Associate

 

The volunteer role will provide a positive, safe and smooth flowing experience while public attend flu clinics. Volunteers will greet public coming to immunization clinics and direct them to waiting areas and to the next available immunizer

 

Days, times and location to be determined. 

Ronald McDonald House - Ronald McDonald House

Clients benefit from interacting with volunteers through positive engagement in community programs. Volunteers offer a unique perspective and model the way; as many of them have had the same experiences. Clients will receive support and encouragement from the volunteer to persevere through the challenges they are currently facing.

Duties include: 

·         Register all families visiting the Family Room

·         Provide tours to new guests of the Family Room

·         Greet and assist families

·         Answer family inquiries

·         Work with families during various activities (craft programs, games, movie night, etc.)

·         Answer telephone

·         Accept donations

·         Liaise with hospital staff

·         Maintain snack and beverage inventory

·         Make coffee

·         Assist with laundry when necessary

·         Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of room

·         Sanitize regularly

·         Ensure supplies are stocked and well maintained

·         Liaise with hospital staff to ensure a clean environment for families

·         Communicate with other volunteers, and the Family Room Manager

·         Keep statistical records

·         Assist with the Hospitality Cart program and Food Program in NICU

Victoria Hospital - Mental Health Recreation Associate

The  Mental Health Recreation Associate assists with various activities at the site. They encourage client's participation in activities. 

Recreation Associate are the extra pair of "helping hands" that add to the trained services of the facility staff, working together to enhance the lives of residents

Teaching new crafts to the patients

Carrying on an appropriate social conversation

Having knowledge of community resources

Shifts available Monday - Sunday afternoons and evenings. 

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to be considered.

Victoria Hospital - Mental Health Entertainment Provider

Provider volunteers provide mental, social, emotional, and physical stimulation to residents
Group choirs, bands, individual piano players, piano/guitar recitals, performances, dance groups, school entertainment, old time dancing groups, hymn sing, story tellers.
 
Shifts vary dependent upon group availability:   Monday - Sunday afternoons and evenings  

Bernice Sayazie Centre -Youth Community Associate

This opportunity will provide the volunteer with community group work. It will enhance interpersonal skills, communication skills and help build leadership skills. Current project work is focused on youth and community reconciliation.

Volunteers will 

- help plan and co-ordinate and deliver Youth Working Group events

- volunteer will be mentored by Population Health Promotion Staff

Shift times will vary on a monthly basis. After School, Evening or Weekend 1 x per month times will vary 

Herb Bassett Home - Adult Day Centre - Entertainment Provider

Provider volunteers provide mental, social, emotional, and physical stimulation to residents
Group choirs, bands, individual piano players, piano/guitar recitals, performances, dance groups, school entertainment, old time dancing groups, hymn sing, story tellers.
 
Shifts vary dependent upon group availability:   Monday - Friday  10:30 am or 1:30 pm 
 

Pineview Terrace Lodge - Pet Visiting Provider

To enhance the resident's quality of life by providing entertainment in the form of a demonstration, show or petting zoo.  Volunteers must ensure the animals are under control and/or contained at all times.
 
Provider volunteers provide mental, social, emotional, and physical stimulation to residents
 
Pet must be fully vaccinated with proof of certificate from veterinarian-updated annually.
 

Shift times are flexible:  Monday - Friday  mornings or afternoons.  

A weekly shift is preferred. 

 

Herb Bassett Home - Horticulture provider

The Horticulture Associate will be able to bring joy to residents. They will share talents in garden, visit with elders of the community and improve the resident's outdoor experience

They assist residents in caring for the outdoor space we have during our Spring/summer/ fall season.

Duties may include:  Watering, feed, transplant plants, weed plant beds, trim/prune plants as required, maintain tidiness in garden area Harvesting Garden Vegetables, fall clean up. 

This is a seasonal position from May to September 

Shifts are flexible - weather permitting  Monday - Sunday  mornings, afternoons and evenings. 

Bernice Sayazie Centre - PHC Community Ambassador

This opportunity will provide the volunteer with community group work. It will enhance interpersonal skills, communication skills and help build leadership skills. Project work is focused on community reconciliation, early childhood development and poverty reduction

Volunteers will  help plan and co-ordinate and deliver  Working Group events - volunteer will be mentored by Population Health Promotion Staff

 

This is an ongoing volunteer opportunity,.  Help evening or weekend 1 time per month. Times will vary.

Prince Albert NE 4 - Immunization Ambassador

Volunteers will assist with efficiency of influenza clinics by greeting clients, asking them to remove jacket, directing them to next available station, direct them to post-immunization monitoring area and advise a nurse if anyone indicated they are feeling unwell

Shifts will be Monday - Friday - Times and dates will vary depending upon the clinic.  Clinics will be held Mid Oct until December. 

Victoria Hospital - Hospitality / Wayfinding Ambassador

The Victoria Hospital Hospitality/ Wayfinder Ambassador is a qualified adult volunteer who has been trained to assist in welcoming patients, families and visitors to various areas of the hospital. As well, they may assist in answering general questions regarding services available in the hospital. This will lessen the anxiety of patients/ family. This program will help with wayfinding during the construction of the new build.

Interpersonal skills are very important for this volunteer role. 

Position is repeated daily Monday - Friday monthly, long term, volunteers would would commit to one shift per week.  

Shifts are 9:00 am-12 noon and 12 noon to 3:00 pm 

Victoria Hospital - Youth in Action Associate

Note: new intake begins September 2024

The Youth  Associate assists with various activities at the site. They encourage client's participation in activities. 

They are the extra pair of "helping hands" that add to the trained services of the Long-term care facility staff, working together to enhance the lives of residents

Youth Volunteers provide an intergenerational contact between youth and the elderly. The program supports the ongoing personal development of youth volunteers as they learn to become comfortable and responsible for their volunteer duties in a long term care/ acute care setting. It is an opportunity to allow youth to develop an interest in the health care field while assisting the long term care / acute care employees and to experience first hand the different health care roles for future consideration.

This role runs from October - May  

Shifts are Monday - Thursday  4:00 pm - 6:00 -m 

Herb Bassett Home - Youth in Action Associate

Note: new intake begins September 2024

Youth in Action Volunteer Program                                                            

 Youth Volunteers provide an intergenerational contact between youth and the elderly. The program supports the ongoing personal development of youth volunteers as they learn to become comfortable and responsible for their volunteer duties in a long term care/ acute care setting.    It is an opportunity to allow youth to develop an interest in the health care field while assisting the continuing care / acute care employees and to experience first hand the different health care roles for future consideration.

This activity  runs from Oct 2023  to May 17 2024 

Shifts are available Monday - Thursday  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  

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Our locations: Pineview Terrace Lodge - Prince Albert SK