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.
The visitor will give supportive companionship to a client who is socially isolated, to help to improve their quality of life.
Direct clients and visitors to services, and resident areas within participating facilities in Heartland Health Region.
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.
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.
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.
To assist with the maintenance of gardens and flowers at facilities.
To provide transportation as assigned by the Employee & Volunteer Services Coordinator for clients.
To assist clients in Long Term Care to maintain their mobility.
To assist with the presentation of educational information to clients via telehealth technology.