Volunteer Voices

9 Apr

Reducing Social Isolation of Seniors

Social isolation affects more than 15% of the elderly population and has many impacts on physical, psychological and cognitive health. The Collectif aînés isolement social ville de Québec works to educate people about what each of us can do to reduce social isolation among seniors. Watch their touching video (with English subtitles) about the importance doing …

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16 Jan

What’s a grey zone? Join our ethics committee

Have you experienced moments during your volunteer work where you weren’t quite sure what to do? Where the right action doesn’t seem very clear? We’re pairing up with University Laval’s students to produce a volunteer training on ethics and how to navigate grey-zone moments. During the week of February 26 – March 2nd, the committee …

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16 Jan

Special Needs

Be a friend to a special needs youth! As a Special Needs volunteer you befriend, encourage and assist English-speaking young adults (14 to 25 years of age) who are physically and/or intellectually challenged. You get to be a role-model, empower them and enjoy arts and life at their pace. To volunteer please contact us! If you …

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16 Jan

March with us in Quebec City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March with us this March in Quebec City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 24th from 1:30 – 4 pm. To reserve your spot alongside proud fellow volunteers and staff members, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 418-684-5333 ext. 1550 or email her at abilodeau@jhpartners.net . MAP PENDING! Pull out your greens, dust off your …

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10 Aug

Join our team of transportation volunteers

We are looking for more volunteers in our transportation & accompaniment volunteer program! Drive and accompany seniors or parents receiving support from the Jeffery Hale Community Services to important medical appointments. Requests come in regularly at 48 hours’ notice, and you may accept or refuse each request based on your availability. We reimburse you for …

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