Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Also required for this position: Require receipt of at least one dose of a COVID vaccine. Please complete online application at: https://bethanyseniors.com
Languages Needed:

An ability to speak other languages greatly appreciated

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit
COVID-19 Support

Hands of Friendship Volunteer

916 18A St NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1C6 [map]
1 hour
Ongoing
If you enjoy interacting with people and providing support for vulnerable individuals, then we would love to have you join our volunteer team! As a Hands of Friendship volunteer you will engage with residents by through one on one interaction to combat the effects of isolation and loneliness. You will have opportunities to participate in a variety of social and recreational activities with these residents like going on walks, visiting, listening to music, hand massage, games/activities, and more. Through conversation and companionship, encouraging independence and providing support, you can make a big difference for someone today.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Volunteers can expect to establish rewarding one on one companionship with residents and improve their quality of life through social interaction.
Certification or Education Required
All training provided. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
We have options for short time commitments and flexible schedules. After a minimum of 40 hours we offer a reference letter to use for post-secondary, scholarship or job applications. Our volunteers improve interpersonal skills, confidence and communication.  It is a perfect opportunity for anyone considering a future in any health care or human services field, people looking for intergenerational experiences or for anyone with a desire and compassion to help others in their community.
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
Also required for this position: Require receipt of at least one dose of a COVID vaccine. Please complete online application at: https://bethanyseniors.com
Languages Needed:

An ability to speak other languages greatly appreciated

  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth
  • Accessible by public transit