Volunteer

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 Become a Volunteer

Learn new skills

Meet new people

Reduce stress

Volunteer opportunities

Friendly Visitor

A volunteer is matched with an individual older adult for over the phone or virtual visits.

Income Tax Preparation

Trained volunteers assist low-income older adults with simple income tax returns.

Handyperson

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.

Board Member

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 a online application, screening interview and criminal record checks.

Tutorial for Ereferences

Tutorial for Criminal Record Check

If you are interested in applying click the button below.

Contact

For for information, please contact the Volunteer Manager:

Phone: 250.861.6180 Ext. 3

Email: volunteer@seniorsoutreach.ca

A volunteer delivery food to a senior