Volunteers
Volunteer Support

Volunteers are an integral part of United Mennonite Home. We appreciate and value the dedication and various contributions they make in the lives of our residents. Many graciously donate their personal time and skills for the betterment of the Home. Their numerous efforts have made a positive difference and have also demonstrated that by working as a team, they are essential to our continued success.

Those interested in volunteering are welcome to join us! Please contact Jodi Thompson, Volunteer Coordinator at volunteerumh@cogeco.net or (905) 562-7385 ext. 5008 for more information.

 

Our Volunteers Provide a Number of Services

Meal Assistance- Assisting residents during their meals, while providing a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere.

Pet Therapy - Provide sensory and emotional stimulation through pet visits.

Reception - Greet visitors and provide directory and facility information. Over-see self-serve cafe.

Piano Players - Provide piano accompaniment during church services, sing-a-longs, special events, etc.

Friendly Visiting - Visit with residents on a one-to-one basis, while providing comfort, companionship and social stimulation. (eg. talk, boards games, play cards, reading, letter writing, outdoor/indoor walks, etc.)

Palliative Visiting - Provide comfort and address physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and practical issues and associated expectations, needs, hopes, and fears of those who are dying.

Portering - Assist staff in seeing that residents get to and from programs, special events, barber,and hair salon.

Community Clergy – assist in leading worship services in the Home.

Bingo Assistant - Assist residents during BINGO game by monitoring cards and moving markers.

 

Volunteer Forms

Volunteer Application

Consent Form

Volunteer Handbook 

 


Ladies Auxiliary

Representatives from our sponsoring churches,Orchard View Apartments, Vineland Park Estates and the community form to make our Ladies Auxiliary. These individuals assist with co-ordinating and organizing fundraising ideas, events, summer BBQ's, monthly socials, and our Annual Bazaar.

Our Ladies Auxiliary consists of Kay Millar, Frieda Funk, Elfrieda Weier, Lorna Rogalski, and Chris Switalski. Those interested in becoming a representativ eon our Auxiliary are encouraged to contact the Volunteer Office.

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