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North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

We are a non-profit organisation which promotes the independence and well-being of seniors on the North Shore.

Keywords: Seniors , Independence



North Shore Volunteers for Seniors
275 21st Street, West Vancouver, BC V7V4A5

North Shore Volunteers for Seniors url http://www.nsvs.ca/

North Shore Volunteers for Seniors Phone Number 604-922-1575

North Shore Volunteers for Seniors Email address volunteers@nsvs.ca



Volunteer Information for North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

What services does your organization provide?
We offer various in house activities, such as nordic walking, chair exercises, bridge, computer assistance, and more. We also have a one-on-one volunteer program where volunteers go out into the community to spend time with isolated seniors in their homes.


Do you have any age requirements?
18


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No; however, additional languages are an asset.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
1-2 hours per week.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
No.


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
No.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
In-house volunteers and one-on-one volunteers are the two positions which are offered. In-house volunteers help run our weekly programs. One-on-one volunteers spend time with isolated seniors in their homes.


Is there any training provided for volunteers?
Yes, for our in-house programs, there is some hands on training and practice for new volunteers. For our one-on-one program, we offer verbal training for all volunteers, and additional training is available for those who wish to recieve it.


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?
Volunteers help serve lunch, tea, go on the nordic walks with the seniors, clean and set up for our activities, and chat with the seniors in the centre.


How will a person benefit from volunteering with North Shore Volunteers for Seniors?
Volunteers benefit by gaining valuable workplace experience, can improve their english skills if they have recently immigrated to Canada, make good connections to the community, and gain fulfilling life experience.


Do you accept high school students?
Yes.




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