Lambton Elderly Outreach is currently looking for people to aid in their fundraising efforts through Bingo.
Volunteering for BINGO is so easy! Gone are the days of being a ‘runner’ because everything is done electronically so that all that is involved is clearing tables and promoting LEO. A short 30-minute training session is required and 2 hours of your time which provides the organization with BINGO shares. It’s a fantastic fundraiser!
Bingo sessions occur two (2), to three (3) times a month for two (2) hours slots.
No handling of cash is required.
Dress code is in effect as per OLG, and OCGA regulations. Black pants and we will provide a golf shirt.
If you like to work with people, and get out of the house – this is perfect.
Transport clients to medical appointments, social engagements, and to do shopping/errands. A mileage reimbursement is offered.
Volunteers use their personal vehicle to transport clients, and are reimbursed: mileage is calculated as a return trip from the client’s home to their destination and back.
Deliver meals and spend a few minutes providing a safety check to clients in the Meals on Wheels program.
Hot Meals: delivered throughout the county. Meals consist of a soup, entrée and dessert, and are delivered 2 to 3 times per week by volunteers. Each town has different pick-up locations and procedures to follow. If you are volunteering for this program you will job shadow with an experienced volunteer. Volunteers are encouraged to visit for a few minutes as a safety check and to inform the Program Coordinator of any health status changes.
Frozen Meal Program: Meals are ordered and delivered every 2 weeks throughout Lambton County. Orders may consist of soups, entrées, and desserts. There are currently three delivery routes for the Frozen Meal Program: a North, Central, and South Route throughout the county. Volunteers are able to use one of the minivans from Lambton Elderly Outreach to deliver these meals. Meals are prepared by Piquettes Frozen Meals and are picked up at the store by the North Lambton delivery volunteers and brought back to the office for distribution. Thermal bags are used to keep the meals cold during the delivery. Volunteers are encouraged to visit for a few minutes to provide a safety check and note any health status changes.
Attend one of our Diners Club luncheons to help serve our clients a nutritious meal.
Our Diners Clubs are offered in Port Lambton, Corunna, Alvinston and Petrolia.
They offer a hot meal, and an opportunity for socializing with other seniors. A guest speaker or entertainer follows the meal.
Volunteers assist with setting up tables, collecting money, serving the meal, and clean up. They are encouraged to join the clients at lunch (complimentary).
Instruct a fitness class for seniors. We will send you to training at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging in London where you will learn Senior Fitness instruction.
Lambton Elderly Outreach offers a one hour low impact exercise class for seniors based on the design by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA)
All volunteers go through a week-long training program through a certified trainer from the CCAA.
Classes are offered in various towns throughout Lambton County based on instructor availability. Classes run from one to three times per week. The program coordinator assists with the administration of the program, including obtaining space for the program to be held, and ensuring equipment is kept up to date.
The MS Society is currently looking for people to have fun and help at Bingo!
This position would be ideal for someone who has a flexible schedule. Bingo’s occur twice a month for two hour time slots.
No handling of cash is required and all training will be provided.
Dress code is in effect as per OLG, and OCGA regulations.
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