Meals on Wheels Drivers
Deliver nutritious kosher meals and help seniors maintain their independence and health. Meal delivery is also a security check and provides an alert if there is an emergency or medical crisis. Volunteers must be available between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm and have a valid driver’s licence, vehicle and vehicle insurance. Volunteers can choose to cover a regular weekly route or provide back-up support when a regular driver is not available.
Friendly Visiting Volunteer
Visit a senior in their home to provide companionship and conversation. Visits take place once a week for 1-2 hours and help reduce social isolation and loneliness.
At Home Respite Volunteer
Provide volunteer relief to caregivers (age 55+) who are looking after a loved one at home. No nursing or physical care is required. Volunteers provide the caregiver with 3-4 hour respite period
Computer Learning Resource Centre Volunteer
Volunteers with excellent computer skills are needed to assist seniors in the Computer Lab. Knowledge and experience with computers; social media; tablets and cellphones is required. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday and for a minimum of 2 hours per week.
Assist with serving food; preparing meals for take-out; carrying trays and keeping the cafeteria area tidy. Volunteers must be mobile; able to stand for long periods of time and have excellent customer service. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday and for a minimum of 3 hours per week. Training in food handling is provided.
Promotion and Outreach
Promote the Bernard Betel Centre at a variety of events and programs on and off-site and provide coverage at the Welcome Desk Volunteers must have excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent English skills and an ability to speak a second language is an asset. Welcome Desk shifts are available Monday through Friday and Sunday for a minimum of 3 hours. External event support is required as needed.