Côte-Saint-Luc/Hampstead

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  • We are looking for a bilingual volunteer (french and english) who will be able to translate our workshops, live, from french to english. We regularly offer informative workshops on subjects that can affect persons living with a disability (housing, employment, home support, etc.). The majority of these workshops are held in french, and we would need a volunteer to simultaneously translate their content while they are taking place. This would be done by whispering to our unilingual english members. The workshops normally last between 1,5 and 2 hours and are often held in the afternoon, sometimes in the evening. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Recruiting Students (Marketing, Communication, Social Media, Office Administration, Project Management, Research and Analysis). Bilingual students are needed with experience and/or training in marketing/communication, office administration, social media, project management, research and analysis. This is a volunteer opportunity to gain experience in your field of study. You would be assisting the Coordinator of Volunteer Services in volunteer recruitment, training, supervision, retention, and evaluation of programs and services. The coordinator is open to working with a team of students with various backgrounds and skills. This is an opportunity for an exchange of ideas, exchange of skills, meeting new people, implementation of projects, and learning about volunteering. Bring your best skills to volunteer management! Carry your volunteer experience to your future career. | Place of work: There is a possibility of working virtually from home. Read more...
  • 54 year old gentleman living on Queen Mary Road in N.D.G. would appreciate visits from an English speaking adult male with a vehicle. This person has cerebral palsy and a mild intellectual disability and would benefit from a volunteer with experience in this area. He would need accompaniment to do grocery shopping in a nearby store with parking. He has difficulty reading labels which affects his choice of products. He lives alone and is on a limited budget. This is also an opportunity for him to have a companion for socialization. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • A woman aged 76, living on Terrebonne Street in N.D.G., would like a French or English speaking volunteer to whom she could teach knitting or with whom she could spend time knitting, weekly or bi-weekly. At the same time, chatting and exchange of ideas would suit this person. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Do you like being with the elderly? Are you interested in recreations, friendly visits and using your skills? Then join our Volunteer Team and gain valuable experiences, meet people and get involved. To volunteer you need good people skills, speak English and French and have 2 to 4 hours to give weekly. Character references are required, training is compulsory and volunteer candidates must pass a police check. Volunteer information meetings will be held on Thursday September 7th at 1 p.m. and Friday September 8th at 9:30 a.m. To register please call 514-484-7878 ext. 3146. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • A woman of 49 years of age living on Prince of Wales Avenue between Monkland Avenue and Sherbrooke Street, is a deaf-mute person who lives in a residence for persons with disabilities. She loves reading and exercising and would like to be able to go out of doors. She would like a weekly visit from a volunteer and is available on Tuesdays. She is interested in teaching the volunteer American Sign Language and has the use of a dictionary. Because of medical problems, she must use a wheelchair which she operates herself and only needs assistance when crossing a street. | Place of work: client's home Read more...
  • A senior of 91 years of age living on Cavendish Boulevard between Sherbrooke Street and Monkland Avenue, would like a friendly visitor in her home. Her sister who lives nearby is now in hospital and is deteriorating. While she is assertive and prides herself on being independent (she owned 3 restaurants), she broke her hip last year and now is somewhat homebound. She is open to visits any day of the week. | Place of work: client's home Read more...
  • A 76 year old woman is looking for a French or English speaking volunteer to provide some friendly visiting. She lives on Wilson near Terrebonne avenue. She lives alone and is isolated due to vision loss and has mobility loss due to arthritis. She prefers a French speaking volunteer but can manage in English. She likes playing board games, cooking and socializing with others. | Place of work: client's home Read more...
  • An 80 year old English speaking woman is needing the help of a female volunteer who could assist her as needed for a visit, grocery shopping, and a walk. She lives alone and is very isolated. She enjoys cooking and conversation. She lives on Walkley near Fielding avenue. | Place of work: client's home Read more...
  • A 77 year old English speaking woman would like a friendly visitor weekly and to go out for walks. She is from St. Vincent and very religious. She uses a walker for support. | Place of work: client's home Read more...
  • A weekly or bi-weekly friendly visitor is needed for a senior McGill Alumni. A 95 year old female is seeking a friendly visitor to reduce isolation. She enjoys reading and taking walks and is an active member of the McGill University Alumni Board. She lives alone and would benefit from a visitor and taking walks. She lives on Kensigton near NDG avenue | Place of work: client's home Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to visit seniors at home, in NDG, Côte-St-Luc, Montreal West, Snowdon West and Hampstead, on a weekly basis, in order to provide companionship to individuals who are isolated, without much family support, and lack mobility to get out in the community. A volunteer can offer stimulating conversation and social activities that are of interest to the client. English, French and/or a third language is required. Preference of availability is weekdays, but weekends are acceptable. Volunteers must meet with the volunteer coordinator, provide two references and pass a police check. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to accompany frail seniors living in N.D.G. for a group grocery program. Tasks: assist a group of seniors on/off the bus, read labels, pick up food items, reach higher displayed items, converse and socialize, and carry bags. Skills/qualities: be bilingual, sociable, interested in senior’s needs and well-being, and physically fit. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteers are needed for a walking exercise program for patients in rehabilitation. Volunteers can walk with clients with mild balance impairments and either cognitive or perceptual difficulties. Volunteers can also assist staff by following client with wheelchair and also coach patients verbally through individual exercise programs. Volunteers must speak English and/or French (third language an asset), be able to stand for two hours (with rest period), be able to push a wheelchair and have no balance deficits. All persons must register with the volunteer department. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteer grocery shoppers are needed to visit seniors at home in NDG, Côte-Saint-Luc, Montreal West, Snowdon West and Hampstead, to provide them assistance with grocery shopping. The volunteer will travel with or without the client (depending on client’s health) to the store, purchase items, and return them to the client’s home. In addition the volunteer can provide some companionship and spend time visiting with the client on a weekly basis. Skills required: be able to handle grocery bags, be budget and health conscious, friendly, and flexible. English, French and/or a third language is required. Preference of availability is weekdays, but weekends are acceptable. Volunteers must meet with the volunteer coordinator, provide two references and pass a police check. | Place of work: NDG, Côte-Saint-Luc, Montreal West, Snowdon Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to participate in a peer-mentoring initiative. This is a unique opportunity for the 50-plus Baby Boomer wishing to exercise their public speaking skills to facilitate workshops in the English-speaking communities of Notre-Dame-de-Grace and Côte-Saint-Luc. These include prevention- and health-promotion-based programs for seniors such as Jog Your Mind and Stress Management. Selected volunteers will be trained in peer mentoring. Volunteers must attend an orientation/informational meeting before being selected. Interested candidates must also meet with the Coordinator of Volunteer Services for an interview and registration, and must authorize a criminal background check to be completed by the organization. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Bilingual volunteers needed to serve as rehabilitation assistants. Tasks: escort patients with their wheelchairs to the rehabilitation department and assist them with their exercises as directed by the physio- or occupational therapists. Requirements: enthusiastic and cheerful bilingual volunteers that can motivate and support the patients while they are recuperating from a stroke. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Palliative care callers for surveys can contact clients at home to discuss the care received for a loved one. Volunteers are needed Wednesday or Thursday during the day (morning or afternoon) to complete the phone or in person survey and enter the information on a computer program. Training in palliative care is provided. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • We are looking for a personable and responsible VOLUNTEEER CASHIER minimum 18 years old for the snack bar in our long term care center. Training will provided. The volunteer must have working knowledge of English and will need customer service skills to work with our residents, staff and families. The volunteer cashier will be working with 2 other kitchen staff. | Place of work: On location Read more...
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