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Vanderhoof Seniors Connected Program

Are you looking for a volunteer position that is geared towards Seniors or Elders?

Debra-Ann Bishop

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Do you have a compassionate heart and an understanding towards the humanity of aging?

Are you looking for a volunteer position that is geared towards Seniors or Elders?

Imagine making an impact/difference in another person’s life that could transform and maintain their well-being and that would take no more than a couple of hours a week of your time.

Then the Vanderhoof Seniors Connected Program is for you.

From Outreach Programs to transportation needs, we are looking for volunteers.

Our Elders or Seniors are a very important part of our society and we have the opportunity to show our respect to them through supportive programming.  This is an opportunity to bring them to the community or the community to them.

Many, many seniors in our communities are supported by friends and family but for those who aren’t able to have friends or family support them — we want to be there.

Are you a senior looking for companionship, to have someone come by and visit, or just have someone phone to see how you’re doing? Have a cup of tea, work together on a hobby, talk, laugh and spend time together?

Would you like Transportation assistance to get to appointments, shopping or just out and about?

Vanderhoof Seniors Connected is a Program dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Seniors or Elders in our community. We will strive to match seniors and volunteers based on personalities and common interests.

Vanderhoof Seniors Connected computers are set up in various locations in the Vanderhoof community with well-trained encouraging and patient volunteers ready to assist and help with basic computer needs such as; internet exploring, emails, pictures, video chat, music and more.

Vanderhoof Seniors Connected is a Volunteer Vanderhoof Program and is sponsored by the United Way of Northern B.C. Volunteer Vanderhoof is one of the many initiatives of the Good Neighbours Committee.

Vanderhoof Seniors Connected Program has received further funding and will be continuing with outreach, transportation and seniors bingo.

We will also be adding workshops to the calendar this year. Look for exciting topics such as: nutrition, health and wellness, understanding supplements etc.

If you are a Senior or Elder wanting assistance with transportation, outreach, visiting, etc. Or if you looking for a gratifying volunteer position assisting Seniors or Elders, with their everyday lives, stop by the Neighbourhood Space, 183 First Ave (beside the Subway) in Vanderhoof.

For more information contact Debra-Ann Bishop, Program Coordinator: 250-567-4879 The Space, 250-567-0623 cell, email volunteervanderhoof01@gmail.com  Attention: “Seniors Connected”

Vanderhoof Seniors Connected is for Seniors or Elders living on their own or in semi-assisted situations, and the groups mission is to contribute to an increased quality of life for Seniors or Elders.

 

Let us make Vanderhoof an age-friendly community.

 

 

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