Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteer Opportunities

Become a volunteer for the Heartland Health Region!

You are a great candidate to be a volunteer if you are interested in:

  • sharing your talents
  • helping others
  • meeting new people
  • finding personal satisfaction
  • making a difference in your community

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer simply submit a completed Volunteer Application Form, Youth Volunteer Application Form (if you are under the age of 18), along with a completed Confidentiality Declaration.  Please note that an up to date Criminal Record Check is required from all registered volunteers.

Just some of the many volunteer programs offered include: 

LTC Entertainments Program
To participate in entertainment, visiting, exercise, reading, music and craft programs at the Long Term Care facilities throughout the Region.

Acute Volunteer Programs
To assist staff with clinical programs in acute care such as endoscopy or baby clinics.

Errand or Shopping
To assist/accompany clients with errands or shopping, who do not have family or friends available.

Friendly Visitor
The visitor will give supportive companionship to a client who is socially isolated, to help to improve their quality of life.

Information/Greeter Volunteer
Direct clients and visitors to services, and resident areas within participating facilities in Heartland Health Region.

Junior Volunteer
To help make a client’s time more comfortable and pleasant whether in long term care, acute care or in their own home; to enhance quality of life.

Meals on Wheels Driver
To deliver a hot lunch to home care clients and to provide some social contact for isolated clients
To assist drivers in delivering hot lunches to home care clients.

Palliative Care
The volunteer will visit to provide social, emotional or spiritual support to clients and families where palliative care is the identified need. The volunteer fulfils support requirements in consultation with case manager and other members of interdisciplinary team.

Friendly Visiting
The volunteer on a scheduled basis provides a phone call or a visit to a high-risk client. The goal is to provide surveillance and a measure of security to the client.

Community Programming Volunteers
To assist with providing programs to the community including wellness, immunizations, and Food Banks.

Gardening Volunteers
To assist with the maintenance of gardens and flowers at facilities.

Transportation
To provide transportation as assigned by the Employee & Volunteer Services Coordinator for clients.

Walking Programs
To assist clients in Long Term Care to maintain their mobility.

Telehealth Volunteers
To assist with the presentation of educational information to clients via telehealth technology.

 

 

Privacy Policy

Protecting the privacy of your personal health information is important to the Cypress Health Region (the “Region”).

 

The Region will only collect, use and disclose your personal health information:

1. When:

2. As required or authorized by law.

The Region will not otherwise collect, use or disclose your personal health information unless we have your consent.

 

The Region strives to keep its’ employees, physicians and affiliates aware of your privacy rights by offering education and having in place policies and procedures designed to protect the integrity, security and confidentiality of your personal health information. This includes a policy restricting access to your personal health information by only those who have a need to know for an authorized purpose.

 

If you wish to obtain further information about the Region’s privacy policies and your privacy rights, we encourage you to visit our privacy page or contact our Privacy Officer at (306) 778-5169 or 1-888-461-7443.  You may also wish to contact the provincial Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner at 1-877-748-2298 or visit them at their website.

 

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Links

Links to the websites below are provided for the information and convenience of visitors to this site.

The Cypress Health Region does not assume responsibility for the accuracy of content of other sites, which are linked here. We strongly suggest that the best source of medical information is your personal or family physician.

3S Health

Accreditation Canada

Asbestos Registry

The Arthritis Society

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Choose Wisely Canada

Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc.

Health Canada

Health Canada Kids

Health Card Application

Health Quality Council (HQC)

Heart and Stroke Foundation

MedSask

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan

Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan

Patient Safety Institute

Resources for Nurses

Saskatchewan Health

Society for Progressive Supranuclear Paisy

Saskatchewan Surigcal Care Network

Sites of Professional Associations:

Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan

Canadian Dietetic Association

Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Service

Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses

Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Saskatchewan Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers

Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapy

Saskatchewan Dental Therapists Association

Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists

Swift Current Newcomer Welcome Centre

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Well Wishes
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