Volunteer Voices

11 Apr
2019

Mental Health Week 2019

Welcome to the homepage for Mental Health Week 2019, brought to you by the community Wellness Centre and the Mental Health Team at Jeffery Hale Community Services.  This year’s theme, set by the Quebec City branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, is “Exploring means seeing things differently!” Download Mental Health Week poster. The amazing …

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1 Apr
2019

Participate in a U Laval Research Project

PARTICIPANTS STILL NEEDED! Are you over the age of 50, speak English as your first language, and in good general health? The CHU de Québec is reaching out to the English-speaking community for help in validating a cognitive screening tool they are developing in order to refine the diagnosis of patients suffering memory problems. In an …

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24 Jan
2019

Volunteer Training 2019

The Wellness Centre welcomes you to our free training session for our volunteers. WE Volunteers contribute to many programs at our centre that focus on assisting seniors with reduced capacities or mobility. Our key roles are assisting seniors in residence, transporting and accompanying seniors to medical appointments, regular friendly visits, helping with grocery shopping & …

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12 Oct
2018

Assist seniors at our popular Day Center

We are looking for more volunteers in our senior Day Center volunteer program!    Many older English-speaking seniors find themselves isolated by their language and by their physical abilities and cannot get out of the home easily. Activities of the Day Center enable seniors to live at home, avoid social isolation, maintain their physical capacities and social …

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3 Oct
2018

October 24 CHEP Video-conference – Exploring Life Losses

Join us  for the next Community Health Education Program Video-conference                    Topic: Exploring Life Losses  Grief is the natural reaction to loss. Some examples of loss include the death of a loved one, the ending of a relationship, job loss, loss due to health issues or the loss …

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5 Sep
2018

Become a Friendly Visitor to seniors at home

We are looking for more volunteers in our Friendly Visit volunteer program! Many older English-speaking seniors find themselves alone here in the Quebec City region, family members and friends having long since moved away. Some are limited by their physical abilities and cannot get out of the home easily. Some are fearful of falling during …

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5 Sep
2018

September 26 CHEP Video-conference – Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New?

Dietitian, Dorothy Moffat will explore the topic of Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New? at the next Community Health Education Program video-conference to be held Wednesday, September 26 from 10 AM to noon in the Jeffery Hale Board Room (1270 ch. Ste-Foy). You will be able to ask your diet-related questions! This activity is …

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5 Sep
2018

Park Playdates 2018: A Roaring Volunteer Success Story!

Sunny days, wiggly little ones  and enthusiastic volunteer power all combined together to provide some fun days in the park for English-speaking families with preschoolers during the  summer of 2018. Park Play Dates allows families a chance to gather in a variety of parks and playgrounds across the city every summer for the past 14 …

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