Seniors

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  • The Office Volunteer will assist the Administrative Assistant and Executive Director with tasks related to the general functioning of the NOVA office. Under the supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator, the volunteer may complete any or all of the following: Files documents; Photocopies documents; Answers the telephone in replacement of the Administrative Assistant; Assist the Fundraising Coordinator with mailings; Carry out telephone satisfaction surveys; Other tasks as necessary and approved by the Executive Director and Volunteer Coordinator. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Most of our isolated seniors living at home alone speak English and/or French but some are struggling because of language barriers and would like a visitor sharing their language and/or culture. If you speak other languages besides English and/or French, please let me know if you would be interested in offering some home visits. The languages sought are: Italian, Romanian, Russian, Yiddish, Polish, Greek, Ukrainian, Farsi, Spanish, Sri Lankan, German, Estonian, Croatian, Hebrew and Hungarian. You can share time with someone while practicing your language skills and learn about their cultural heritage. If possible, please send this information to your friends, family members, colleagues, community groups and/or parishes for those who may be interested. | Place of work: private residence 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, January 23rd at 1:pm and Friday, January 24th at 9:30 am at the CLSC de Benny Farm, 6484 Monkland. To register please call 514-484-7878 ext. 63146. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Action Centre-Ville est à la recherche d'un animateur ou animatrice du cours d'aquaforme qui aura lieu chaque mercredi de 14h à 15h à partir du 22 janvier 2020 au 25 mars 2020. | Place of work: Cegep du Vieux Montréal Read more...
  • Volunteers needed to accompany 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...
  • Volunteer grocery shoppers and drivers 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...
  • Short-term activity from 2020-03-02 to 2020-04-30 | The description of this request is only available in French. | Souhaitez-vous être utile aux personnes aînées de Petite-Patrie Rosemont seulement une fois semaine, les lundis du mois de mars et avril 2020 ? Alors vous êtes le bénévole dont nous cherchons ! Nous avons besoin de bénévole pour faire les déclarations d'impôts de nos membres en ligne sur ordinateur ! Nous offrons la formation ! Repas du midi offert ainsi que le transport, merci ! | Place of work: 1300 boulevard rosemont, H2G 1S1 Read more...
  • One-time activity on 2020-02-14 | We are currently looking for volunteers for a makeup and hairstyling activity on Friday February 14, 2020 from 1 to 6 pm. Residents with makeup and hair will have a private dinner with their lover from 5 p.m. at 6.30 p.m. | Place of work: On location | Volunteers required: 7 Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Nous recherchons une bénévole pour soutenir le travail de l'intervenant en soins spirituels. Le bénévole aidera pour l'activité «chapelet». Être une personne débrouillarde et à l'aise de communiquer avec cette clientèle. Nous vérifions les antécédents judiciaires à partir de 18 ans. Fournir une lettre de références et participer à une rencontre d'information. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Short-term activity from 2020-01-14 to 2020-04-30 | The description of this request is only available in French. | Le projet de déneigement Brigade Neige Côte-des-Neiges 2020 est un projet de solidarité hivernal mettant en relation des volontaires du Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Côte-des-Neiges et des personnes à mobilité réduite ou personnes âgées de Côte-des-Neiges, ayant besoin d’un accès piéton déneigé pendant l’hiver. Les services proposés comprennent le déneigement et le déglaçage des accès piéton individuel. Les volontaires n’auront pas la responsabilité de déneiger les entrées de garage ou les accès de multiplexes. Ces services seront effectués du lundi au vendredi selon les conditions météorologiques en cas de chute de neige ou de verglas à partir du mois du janvier et jusqu’à la fin du mois d’avril 2020. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Faites partie d'une équipe dynamique ayant le vent dans les voiles! Nous cherchons une perle rare pour un poste de réceptionniste au sein d'un centre communautaire pour aînés situé tout juste à côté de la station de métro Mont-Royal! Vous avez le sourire dans la voix au téléphone? Le désir de prendre votre temps avec une clientèle âgée et une excellente capacité d'écoute? C'est peut-être pour vous! Vous aurez répondre au téléphone, à confirmer des rendez-vous, à gérer des listes de rappels, faire des cartes de membre, donner des explications sur nos services, etc. Un seul poste est présentement libre, soit le mardi de 12h30 à 16h30. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • (#32473) PAS de la rueDaytime | Week-end
    The PAS de la rue is a charity that for 20 years has helped people aged 55 and older who are homeless or in great financial insecurity. The volunteers are an essential element to the continuing success of our mission, and there are many tasks, such as helping in the kitchen or at the welcoming desk, to animate and even create activities, or simply to talk with our users around a coffee in our day center. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • 88 year old English speaking male who is a primary caregiver to his wife living with Alzheimer's disease is interested in having a volunteer visitor at their home to provide him with companionship and get his mind out of his caregiving issues. He resides on Korczak Crescent in Côte St. Luc (close to the Cavendish Mall). | Place of work: private residence, Vendôme metro Read more...
  • A pleasant 96 year old woman of Italian origin would like an Italian speaking volunteer to meet with for companionship and take walks together. She is quite capable of taking walks with the use of a walking aid but would like to be accompanied. She lives on Sherbrooke Avenue between Madison and West Hill in NDG. Fluent Italian speaking as a language and either English or French | Place of work: private residence, Vendôme metro Read more...
  • A unilingual Farsi speaking 82 year old gentleman is in need of a volunteer to reduce his social isolation. He lives on Cavendish Boulevard near Sherbrooke Avenue. He also needs someone to occasionally accompany him to medical appointments to assist with translations from Farsi to English or French. His daughter is his main caregiver but she is having work issues due to the medical accompaniments for her father. If you speak Farsi and would like to spend some time providing companionship and/or translations for medical accompaniments you will be bringing tremendous support to this family. Fluent Farsi is required as a language and either English or French. | Place of work: private residence, Vendôme Read more...
  • A male volunteer is needed to visit with a 52 year old male who suffered a stroke. He is bilingual (English/French). He would like a volunteer weekly or bi-weekly to play cards or board games together, discuss current events, he enjoys movies and going for short walks if accompanied. He has some impairment but can communicate with someone willing to be patient. He has become isolated since his stroke and would really benefit from visits with an encouraging and positive person. | Place of work: private residence, Côte St. Catherine Metro Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Besoin de Chauffeur pour transport, accompagnement médical de personnes âgées. Souriant, flexible, empathie, patient, capable de pousser une chaise roulante a l'hôpital. Doit avoir un véhicule en ordre. Vérification antécédents judiciaires seront faits et vérification du dossier de permis de conduire. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • A lovely French and Italian speaking Pointe-Claire resident in her 80's would love to spend some time with a kind-hearted female volunteer who also speaks French or Italian. She used to work as a seamstress and her creativity has led her to designing her own clothes in the past! She would benefit from friendly home visits, social outings such as shopping, or outdoor walks if the weather allows it. She has beautiful family values and a genuine heart. If you want to make a positive impact in her life, please contact Roya at 514-694-5850 ext. 27 | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A DDO resident in her 80’s who was a former singer and dancer would appreciate if a female volunteer could accompany her to run her errands and go on social outings. She would enjoy going to get groceries, stopping at the bank, going for a walk in various shopping malls, socializing over a cup of coffee or having a nice meal at a restaurant. She is fully autonomous but has some problems with her mobility so she uses a cane for assistance. | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A wonderful Beaconsfield resident in her 70’s who was a first class Stewardess for nearly 40 years would love to share some time at her house with a sociable female volunteer. She loves Paris, art, literature and writing. She is a very open-minded individual and enjoys deep, meaningful conversation. | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
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