Volunteers are still needed for upcoming opportunities. Expect a delay in getting connected. Read more here.

Help is needed: Mask Sewing

People in your neighbourhood need your help.

GO
You can volunteer online.

Find virtual opportunities you can do from home.

GO
Activities involved
General Labour
Requirements:
  • Other
Also required for this position: Please contact Karen or Ellen for more information. Ellen.Helgason@albertahealthservices.ca
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth

Knitters and Crafters Required

Innisfail, AB, T4G 1A1 [map]
2-4 hours / monthly
-
Looking for individuals to knit, crochet or sew Twiddle Muffs and/or sensory squares to use with individuals who have a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive impairment.  The twiddle muffs and sensory squares help to reduce anxiety for these residents and are included in a dementia friendly kit that they will receive.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Knitting, crochet or sewing skills required.
Certification or Education Required
Knitting, crocheting and sewing skills required.  For pictures or more information please email me or check out some samples on Pinterest.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Will provide individuals living with dementia or other cognitive impairments with a great resource to reduce anxiety which in turn supports the resident and their care partner.
Activities involved
General Labour
Requirements:
  • Other
Also required for this position: Please contact Karen or Ellen for more information. Ellen.Helgason@albertahealthservices.ca
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Good for youth