(SW3) Moose Jaw,Central Butte, Avonlea, Mortlach & Areas


Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital 

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Central Butte Regency Hospital - 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.
 

Ongoing volunteer opportunity.

 

Days/Times: Monday through Sunday. Mornings (10:45am). Afternoon (3:30pm).

Dr. F.H. Wigmore Hospital Admitting/Information Associate

To provide companionship support to families and friends as well as aid in welcoming, directing, Assisting and escorting patients who use the services provided in this area. People often have a difficult time finding their way around the hospital. This can be a frustrating, frightening experience and adds to the stress level of the patient which can be detrimental to their health. -Deliver gifts and flowers to patients. -Bring wheelchairs to Admitting, and porter if required. -Help deliver paperwork when tube system is down.

Shift times:  Monday to Friday  8:00 - 11:30 am  and 11:30 am to 3:00 pm (  based on vacancies)   

 

Pioneer Lodge - Recreation Activites Associate

CC Recreation Activities Associate - group outings, games, reading, visiting, exercises, crafts, baking, escorting etc. 1:1 and groups settings

 

Shifts vary from individual to group and based of monthly activity calendar

Monday - Friday,  10:00 am -  7:00 pm   

 

 

Moose Jaw Pioneer Lodge - Serenity Garden 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.

 

 

Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital - Day Surgery Associate

 

Volunteers help with; directing and escorting patients; assembling charts,
assist patients as they come in for PAC clinic or cast clinic, take their charts
and assure them that the team knows they are here, assist patients once they
are discharged out the door to their ride.
 
Shifts available : Monday to Friday  mornings and afternoons 
Times will vary and we are able to adjust for volunteer need

Dr. F.H. WIgmore Regional Hospital - Gift Shop Ambassador

Gift Shop Volunteers contribute to a facility’s healing culture and provide a service to patients, staff and the public in order to raise funds to purchase equipment. 

Volunteers greet and welcome visitors to the Gift Shop, assist with sales, light cleaning duties, and other tasks as required.

Qualifications:

  • Provide remarkable customer service to visitors and staff.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Receptive and accepting of diverse population.
  • Sensitive to the needs of all.
  • Sensitive to cultural and financial differences and age ranges of visitors.
  • Must observe confidentiality of patients.
  • Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with visitors and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines as well as hospital and department policies.

Mornings and afternoon times available  

Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital - Pet Visitation Associate

Animals have been found to benefit people socially, psychologically, and physiologically.  The goals of pet visitation programs are to provide opportunities for patients to reach and maintain their optimal level of physical and mental functioning; to maintain or re-establish interests, social contacts and dignity, to alleviate anxiety and redirect attention from their own condition and try to provide an outlet for emotion; and to provide structured, meaningful daily activity.

 All dogs are to be certified and temperament tested by a Certified Pet Dog Trainer or by St. John’s Ambulance. They will be placed in areas according to their certification level.  

 Vaccinations are to be up to date prior to first animal visit o Handlers must complete all required SaskHA Registered Volunteer processes


The physical and mental ability to do the work assigned

 Refined interpersonal skills

 The willingness to accept training and supervision

 A willingness to comply with SaskHA policies and procedures

 Volunteers are to provide pet visitation only and not utilize therapy dogs as “tools” for therapy.

 

 Volunteers must follow SaskHA hand hygiene protocols and infection control procedures

 Volunteers must maintain patient privacy and confidentiality

 Volunteers must follow SaskHA policies and procedures  

 

Moose Jaw -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. 

 

Shifts vary, delivery over lunch time hours. 

Pioneer 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:  

Moose Jaw Special Care Home - Entertainment Provider

Provider volunteers provide mental, social, emotional, and physical stimulation to residents.
Volunteer will be assisting with entertainment of residents by means of performing to a group of people with minimal personal interaction.
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, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (mornings, afternoons, evenings)

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. 

 

Shifts vary, delivery over lunch time hours. 

Yara Centre - Cardiaction Ambassador

Provide volunteer with a sense of fulfillment by giving back to clients who experienced a similiar events in their lives. -Involve setup/take down of chairs. Welcome clients to the facility, and act as a connection vector if clients have questions or needs of the RN or Exercise Therapist

Pet Visitation Associate

Animals have been found to benefit people socially, psychologically, and physiologically.  The goals of pet visitation programs are to provide opportunities for patients to reach and maintain their optimal level of physical and mental functioning; to maintain or re-establish interests, social contacts and dignity, to alleviate anxiety and redirect attention from their own condition and try to provide an outlet for emotion; and to provide structured, meaningful daily activity.

 All dogs are to be certified and temperament tested by a Certified Pet Dog Trainer or by St. John’s Ambulance. They will be placed in areas according to their certification level.  

 Vaccinations are to be up to date prior to first animal visit o Handlers must complete all required SaskHA Registered Volunteer processes


The physical and mental ability to do the work assigned

 Refined interpersonal skills

 The willingness to accept training and supervision

 A willingness to comply with SaskHA policies and procedures

 Volunteers are to provide pet visitation only and not utilize therapy dogs as “tools” for therapy.

 

 Volunteers must follow SaskHA hand hygiene protocols and infection control procedures

 Volunteers must maintain patient privacy and confidentiality

 Volunteers must follow SaskHA policies and procedures  

 

Dr. F.H. Wigmore Hospital Ad- Volunteen Program Associate

Volunteen program is for a qualified teenage volunteer who has been trained to give supplemental assistance to patients. They assist with unit/ward routines and other services directed by the nursing staff. -Indirect Services-

Filling water jugs for patients, and returning wheelchairs to appropriate departments.

-Messenger services-Delivering flowers or mail from switchboard to the patients units, and running errands from the Gift Shop for patients.

Shifts available Monday - Friday evenings 

Home Care - Wellness Clinic Ambassador

This activity take place in various communities and facilities in the Moose Jaw area, Rouleau, Avonlea, Briercrest, Chaplin, Craik, Eyebrow, Elbow, Mortlach, Riverhurst.

 

Volunteers provide a comfortable and supportive environment for people attending the wellness clinic. -Greet and assist clients with wayfinding, and to promote the clinic. -Give clients friendly reminders to book future appointments when they arrive. -Giving reminders to new clients about bringing in their health cards and lists of medications. -Maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of each client that attends.

Shift times are 3-5 hours in the mornings. 

 

Central Butte Regency Manor - 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.

Shifts will vary depending on the scheduling of activities 

Moose Jaw Family Centre - Kids First Child Minder Associate

To assist with safe and reliable child minding located at the site where caregivers are attending programming.

Ideal candidates should have experience working at a licensed day care facility.

Opportunities exist Monday - Friday morning and afternoon.

Immunization Associate

Immunization Ambassadors :  Various  location 

To greet clients, assist with traffic flow in clinic, and handout pamphlets and other items as requested

 

Clinics being held in :

  • Avonlea  
  • Caronport 
  • Central Butte
  • Craik 
  • Moose Jaw
  • Rouleau  

Dr. F.H. Wigmore Hospital - Wayfinding Ambassador - Lab Services

 

-Point of contact for patients seeking Lab, Therapies, or Dialysis services by greeting and assisting them in the common waiting room. They would direct patients to appropriate service area to avoid confusion and improve patient experience

Shifts available Monday - Friday   8:00 am - 2:30 pm 

Moose Jaw Special Care Home - Recreation Associate

Moose Jaw Special Care Home Recreation Volunteer-Continuing Care –

Volunteers will assist recreation staff with a variety of activities based on individual and group preferences and needs.

Some activities may include gardening, arts &crafts, reading, exercise, puzzles, card games, board games, baking, walks, conversations, etc.

They will also accompany residents on individual appointments (medical/dental) which will be scheduled by recreation staff.

 

Shifts will vary depending on scheduled activities :   Monday - Sunday  mornings, afternoons and evenings. 

Dr. R.H. Wigmore Hospital Decoration Provider

General decorating of Volunteer Office area and other specified areas at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital.

Setting up and take down of seasonal/special event decorations

Various shifts available 

Palliative Care Associate - Pioneer Lodge

Palliative Care Volunteers will :

-Sit with palliative clients to visit, play games, or read to them 

-hands on assistance with activities, such as letter writing, cards, and scrapbooking.

-Assist with ice cream socials.

-Prayers and scripture readings with patient’s permission.

Training Mandatory Palliative Care Course to be delivered by the Palliative Care Coordinators. New Palliative volunteers will have to attend one training shift with a qualified volunteer before solo shifts

Shifts available  Morning, afternoons or evenings  Monday - Sunday 

 

DR. F. H. WIGMORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

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VISION 

Healthy People, Healthy Saskatchewan

MISSION

We work together to improve health and well-being. Every day. For everyone. 

VALUES

  • Safety: Be aware. Commit to physical, psychological, social, cultural and environmental safety. Every day. For everyone. 
  • Accountability: Be responsible. Own each action and decision. Be transparent and have courage to speak up. 
  • Respect: Be kind. Honour diversity with dignity and empathy. Value each person as an individual. 
  • Collaboration: Be better together. Include and acknowledge the contributions of employees, physicians, patients, families and partners. 
  • Compassion: Be caring. Practice empathy. Listen actively to understand each other’s experiences.

Philosophy of Care: Our commitment to a philosophy of Patient and Family Centred Care is at the heart of everything we do and is the foundation for our values. This philosophy of care is in essence our culture – who we are, the shared purpose that brings us all together and how our patients and families experience care every day. Through meaningful engagement and co-creating mutually beneficial partnerships among employees, physicians, patients, families, clients and residents, together we ensure a seamless health system that supports Healthy People, Healthy Saskatchewan.