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Hawkesbury ON K6A 0B3

VOLUNTEERS needed in the Prescott-Russell area to help seniors and vulnerable people in our community for the following programs.


  • Transportation

  • Congregate dining

  • Meals Delivery

  • Friendly Calls

Tasks assigned to volunteers

Some examples of the tasks assigned to the volunteer according to the service offered:

Meal Delivery – Meals on Wheels

  • Get the prepared meals by a local partner
  • Deliver the meals to the clients (at the door) according to a list provided
  • Deliver the meals from 11:30 to 12:30

Day Service

  • Help the coordinator preprare activities
  • Assist the coordinator in the animation of the activities
  • Serve the dinner to participants
  • Occasionally pick up clients at their homes

Transport service

  • Pick up the client at their home
  • Help the clients in and out of the vehicle, if necessary
  • Help the clients to walk to the vehicle or to the appointment, if necessary
  • Chat with the client during the journey

Social and Congregate Dining

  • Set up the tables
  • To be at the reception
  • Serve the food
  • Fill the food containers when empty
  • Pick up and wash the dishes and utensils
  • Clean the hall
  • Socialize with the clients
  • Opportunity to serve on the Organizing Committee

Friendly visits and telephone conversation

  • Visiting a client in their home or at a predetermined location, such as a café
  • Chatting
  • Playing cards or board games
  • Taking a walk

It is important to note that:

For friendly visits and telephone calls, we make sure to match a volunteer with a client who has common interests. Thus, conversations are more natural and the relationship is built more easily.

To become a volunteer, all you need to do is...

Other opportunities to volunteer

Administrative support

A helping hand at the administrative level ensures the smooth running of our services

  • Answer the telephone
  • Make photocopies
  • Enter data into the computer system
  • File folders
  • Update files

Bingo

Another volunteer opportunity comes eight times a month at the Long-Sault Bingo in Hawkesbury. In teams of two, the volunteers help the team by performing a few tasks including distributing game cards, awarding prizes and cleaning the room. Bingos last two hours, either during the day (1:30 pm to 3:30 pm) or in the evening (5:45 pm to 7:45 pm).

If you would like to be part of the PRCS TEAM

Please contact the Coordinator in your region.

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613-632-0939

Telephone

1-800-267-0853
Toll free
295, Main street West, suite B
Hawkesbury ON K6A 0B3