Volunteer Opportunities - Prince Albert Area Saskatchewan Health Authority

By Population Health - Saskatchewan Health Authority
January 29, 2019 - 12:46pm

The following are Volunteer Service Opportunities in Big River, Shellbrook and Canwood for the week of January 28, 2019.

The Volunteer Service Department is in need of caring, compassionate and committed volunteers to fill the following service positions:

Pet Therapy – Parkland Integrated Health Centre - Shellbrook (306) 747-6841

Volunteers with well-trained, friendly pets may visit the residents at the Nursing Homes.  The pets must meet the necessary requirements prior to visiting.

Shifts: Once or twice per week:  Flexible hours.

Entertainment – Wheatland Lodge – Leask (306) 466-4949

Volunteer performers (Musicians, magicians, actors, etc.) share their talents with residents in long-term care. Other volunteers assist by inviting residents to a specific area for entertainment, parties, sing-a-longs, etc.  Assist with snacks, lunches, etc.

Activity Programs – Big River Health (306) 469-2220

Volunteers will assist the staff with activities and set up for such.  Duties include assisting with crafts, shopping trips, birthday parties, special functions, music therapy, exercise programs, bowling groups, horticulture, painting, baking, etc.  Programs change periodically.

Shifts:      9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 12:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

The following are Volunteer Service Opportunities in Kinistino and Birch Hills for the week of January 28, 2019.

The Volunteer Service Department is in need of caring, compassionate and committed volunteers to fill the following service positions:

Parent-Tot Program – Birchview Home – Birch Hills (306) 749-3488

Mothers and/or fathers along with their young children may visit residents on a one-to-one basis or in small groups.  Parents are responsible for their children at all times.

Shifts: Flexible, once or twice per week.

Entertainment – Jubilee Lodge – Kinistino (306) 864-2851

Volunteer performers (Musicians, magicians, actors, etc.) share their talents with residents in long-term care. Other volunteers assist by inviting residents to a specific area for entertainment, parties, sing-a-longs, etc.  Assist with snacks, lunches, etc.

The following are Volunteer Service Opportunities in Prince Albert and area for the week of January 28, 2019

The Volunteer Services Department is in need of caring, compassionate and committed volunteers to fill the following service positions:

Information Desk Navigator (Greeter) – 1521 Building

Duties include directing clients and the public to the various departments for appointments, or to other destinations within the 1521 Building.

Shifts:  Monday - 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

            Tuesday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Peer Navigator – Victoria Hospital

Volunteers are needed to assist and support newly-diagnosed cancer patients through the network of health and support systems in place. Excellent interpersonal skills and a caring heart are necessary for this position.

Shifts: Flexible, as needed and agreed upon with the patient.

Patient Information (Greeter) – Victoria Hospital

Duties include directing patients and visitors to the various departments for treatments, tests, x-rays, or to other destinations in the hospital.

Shifts:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Meals on Wheels - Home Care Prince Albert, Birch Hills, Kinistino,

Adult volunteers are needed to assist with delivering meals to Home Care clients.

Shifts:       11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

If you are interested in this or any other Volunteer service position, or if you have a particular skill or talent you would like to share with the patients, residents or clients, please call your local health care facility to apply. You can also reach the Volunteer Services Department at (306) 765-6010, by email at volunteers@paphr.sk.ca  or find us on the web at www.paphr.ca .  We look forward to matching your talents and interests with the right position for you.

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