What to expect when volunteering

Volunteers at all sites within Central Health are provided with:

  • A choice of programs and flexibility in scheduling
  • A smoke free and scent free environment
  • Orientation, training and staff support
  • References for employment, scholarship and bursaries

 Central Health currently offers opportunities in the following volunteer programs:

  • Assigned one-to-one programs with clients
  • Friendly visiting
  • Assisting and or conducting recreation programs and community outings
  • Assist with organizing special events
  • Meal assistance program
  • Card and board games/woodworking/crafts
  • Musical entertainment (traditional Newfoundland music and/or Gospel)
  • Horticultural programs both inside and outside during the summer
  • Bible Study group (monthly rotation)
  • Delivering meals and night lunches
  • Entertainment volunteers (on a scheduled basis 4 to 6 weeks)
  • Bus outing volunteers (available to on the bus to assist)
  • Decorating volunteers (early in December decorating sites and resident rooms for Christmas, assisting in gift wrapping and assisting with the purchasing and stuffing resident Christmas stockings)
  • Assist in fundraising events
  • Art program (From painting with easel and brush to finger painting)