VOLUNTEER WITH CALGARY SENIORS

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Our incredible team of passionate volunteers are making a difference in the lives of Calgary seniors every single day - but it isn't just the seniors who benefit! Calgary Seniors has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities that fit any schedule. 

We provide:

  • Ongoing training

  • Personalized recognition

  • Individual support

Our programs support seniors who are often vulnerable, and as a result, we require all volunteers to complete a Police Information Check as part of our screening process. Please see below for additional volunteer requirements.

ESCORTED TRANSPORTATION

We ask that volunteers:

  • complete a minimum of four drives per month

  • have a vehicle that can safely transport a senior client

  • demonstrate they have a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance

  • be available during weekdays

SHOPPING

COMPANION

We ask that volunteers:

  • be available 3-4 hours every two weeks

  • have a vehicle that can safely transport a senior client 

  • demonstrate they have a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance

  • be willing to commit to shopping trips once every two weeks for a minimum of six months

FRIENDLY

VISITING

We ask that volunteers:

  • be available for a minimum of two hours per week

  • be willing to commit to weekly visits for a minimum of six months

PET

ASSIST

We ask that volunteers:

  • be available 1-2 hours per week

  • be willing to commit to weekly visits for a minimum of six months

  • love animals as well as seniors :)

PRACTICAL

KINDNESS

CARING

COMPANION

We ask that volunteers:

  • complete a minimum of two requests per month

  • demonstrate they have a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance

  • be flexible regarding timing and types of requests

We ask that volunteers:

  • be able to provide two hours of companionship per week 

  • be willing to commit to weekly visits for a minimum of six months

PHONE

FRIENDS

SENIORS CONNECTING SENIORS

We ask that volunteers:

  • be able to provide minimum 30 minutes of telephone support per week

  • be willing to commit to phone calls 2-3 times per week for a minimum of six months

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • are over the age of 60

  • are culturally diverse

  • speak at least one language other than English

  • can commit to attending one Seniors Connecting Seniors meeting monthly 

CONTACT
ADDRESS

Calgary Seniors

Tel: 403.266.6200

3639 26th St NE

Calgary AB T1Y 5E1

 

info@calgaryseniors.org

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© 2019 by Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

*Calgary Seniors expects to raise $648,300 in 2019, at a cost of $122,000.