Come discover all the exciting wonderful ways that you can get involved in your community. A chance to interact and explore a variety of volunteer opportunities. We offer hands on experience, a chance to develop new relationships, to share skills & talents, receive reference for a resume and to be a part of an interdisciplinary team.
Retired, Seniors and Students are Welcome!
Volunteer opportunities available include:
Bingo Helper - Assisting with crafts - Playing a musical instrument - Assisting with manicures - Playing cards and games - Friendly Visitor - Helping to feed residents at mealtimes - Helping to decorate for holidays and seasons - Helping out in the Tuck Shop.
Choose from part or full-time, short or long term commitments.
Volunteers enable us to give an improved level of care, and we are able to maintain a strong bond with out community, due to the extra support we get from them.
For more information on our volunteer opportunities, please contact: Bev - Director, Program and Volunteer Coordinator at 705-445-3991.
Nursing home volunteer shares gift of music for 16 years
By KRISTEN SMITH
Helen MacEachern doesn't just entertain nursing home residents with her piano performances; she helps those with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease express themselves through songs from their past.
MacEachern is the Collingwood Nursing Home's longest-standing volunteer.