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OPEN POSITIONS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • 3-5 hours per month  
  • Interested persons to e-mail ssanchez-ferrer@chats.on.ca

THORNHHILL WELLNESS 

  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at Thornhill Seniors Centre
  • Drivers needed to transport seniors to and from the program
  • Kitchen help/ lunch prep required, 10 am to 1 pm
  • Mileage reimbursed at .45/km, lunch reimbursed up to $8.00

RICHMOND HILL LUNCH OUT

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • Drivers use their own vehicle to transport local seniors to and from the restaurant
  • Mileage reimbursed at .45/km, lunch reimbursed up to $8.00

MEALS ON WHEELS FOOD BANK DELIVERY--GEORGINA

  • Deliver food to local seniors who cannot access the food bank
  • First Friday of each month, 10:00 am
  • Approximatley 1 hour route
  • Mileage reimbursed at .45/km

TELEPHONE REASSURANCE 

  • Provide phone calls for socialization and security to a lonely or isolated senior
  • 1-2 hours per week on set schedule     
  • Work from home, Thursday morning and Friday afternoon calls available

DUNLOP STREET RICHMOND HILL LUNCH OUT

  • Takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • 11:00 am -2:30 pm
  • Help needed unloading supplies from vehicle and preparing lunch

FRIENDLY VISITING

  • Provide in-home friendly visiting services to a lonely or isolated senior
  • 1-2 hours per week on set schedule     
  • Minimum 6 month commitment 

FRIENDLY VISITING--KESWICK

  • Provide in-home friendly visiting services to a lonely,  isolated senior living in Keswick
  • 1-2 hours per week on set schedule     
  • Minimum 6 month commitment 

MEALS ON WHEELS--MAPLE DELIVERY

  • Wednesday morning route delivery
  •  Starts at 9:00 am for approximately 4 hours
  • Mileage reimbursed at .45/km 

MEALS ON WHEELS--WOODBRIDGE DELIVERY

  • Friday morning route delivery
  •  Starts at 9:00 am for approximately 3 hours
  • Mileage reimbursed at .45/km 

BRADFORD WELLNESS PROGRAM 

  • Driver seniors to Wellness program at Bradford Legion every Thursday

  •  9:45 am pickup and 12:30 pm drive home, mileage reimbursed at .45/km

  • Option to stay and help with facilitation of social recreational programs, serving and cleaning up lunch

HOLLAND LANDING WELLNESS PROGRAM 

  • Driver seniors to Wellness program at Golden Anchor Seniors Club every Tuesday

  •  9:45 am pickup and 12:30 pm drive home, mileage reimbursed at .45/km

  • Option to stay and help with facilitation of social recreational programs, serving and cleaning up lunch

AFTERNOON TEA--HERITAGE GARDENS NEWMARKET

  • Volunteers required to assist with facilitation of afternoon tea, social opportunity for seniors
  • Monday, Wednesday or Thursday 
  • 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm 

 ADULT DAY PROGRAM -RICHMOND HILL

  • Volunteers required to assist with facilitation of social/recreational program for seniors
  • Support wellness activities, serving and cleaning up lunch
  •  Wednesday or Friday for 3-4 hours, am or pm

SOUTH ASIAN ADULT DAY PROGRAM -RICHMOND HILL

  • Volunteers required to assist with facilitation of social/recreational program for seniors
  • Support wellness activities, serving and cleaning up lunch
  • Wednesday or Thursday for 3-4 hours, am or pm

VOLUNTEER TRANSPORTATION DRIVERS - YORK REGION AND SOUTH SIMCOE 

(URGENT NEED IN EAST YORK REGION, MARKHAM, NEW TECUMSETH, BEETON, TOTTENHAM, AND ALLISTON)

  • Support seniors to attend medical appointment and grocery shopping

  • Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

  • Flexible schedule—work around your commitments

  • Volunteers use their own vehicle, generous mileage reimbursement

FRIULI TERRACE ADULT DAY PROGRAM – WOODBRIDGE

  • Volunteers assist with settling in,  small group activities, serving coffee, lunch and other recreational/social activities

  • Italian speaking volunteers an asset

  • Tuesday, and Friday opportunities

AURORA WELLNESS PROGRAM – IRANIAN OLDER ADULTS

  • Drivers and program help required for weekly program for Iranian older adults

  • Drivers required 9:00 am & 2:00 p.m. every Tuesday

  • Kitchen help required 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

RUSSIAN SENIORS WELLNESS PROGRAM

  • Assist with activities, serving coffee, lunch and kitchen help

  • Thursdays 9:30-1:00pm 

  • Richmond Hill United Church

​RUSSIAN SENIORS WELLNESS PROGRAM--set up and take down

  • Strong volunteer needed to set up tables and chairs for seniors wellness program
  • Thursdays 8:30 am set up, -1:30 pm take down

  • Richmond Hill United Church

 

 

For more information, please contact Christine @ (905) 713 3494 or email to cmcgregor@chats.on.ca