Volunteering at Seniors Outreach & Resource Centre is a rewarding way to be actively involved in your community, while also helping older adults stay connected and engaged.
Volunteers receive training and on-going support for their role, a quarterly newsletter, and an invitation to our annual volunteer appreciation event.
Benefits of Becoming a Volunteer
Learn new skills
Meet new people
A volunteer is matched with an individual older adult for in-person visits.
Income Tax Preparation
Trained volunteers assist low-income older adults with simple income tax returns.
Volunteers assist with minor home repairs for an older adult with limited income on a case-by-case basis.
Online Grocery Shopper
Volunteers to place online grocery orders for seniors who are unable to do it themselves
Deliveries to Seniors
Groceries, Prescriptions, Books, Hampers, Meals or Other items
Co-hosting Social Programs via Zoom or Phone Call
We are looking for interested seniors to facilitate social programs for our Seniors’ Centre Without Walls, over the telephone or zoom. If you have a specific skill that lends itself to this platform, or any experience facilitating a group, this may be for you! For more information about what these social programs are about, see Phone Call Programs and Group Video Calls.
Becoming a member of the Seniors Outreach & Resource Centre board is a unique way to serve your local seniors and community. If you are passionate about this demographic and want to contribute to the work our organization is doing here in the Okanagan, consider this position. While the availability of open seats on the board is irregular, we’d still love to hear from you.
Please contact us if you are interested in this opportunity.
How to Apply
Our application process includes an online application, screening interview and criminal record checks.
If you are interested in applying, click here.
For for information, please contact the Volunteer Manager:
Phone: 250.861.6180 Ext. 3