Volunteering in Sarnia-Lambton

VOLUNTEERING: A Great Way To Grow

Camp Food Nation Volunteer

We are currently looking for volunteers for Camp Food Nation

Camp Food Nation is run out of Forest ON. It is a Summer Camp that has cooking included.

Kids 6+ will learn:

-Basic Cooking Skills

-Kitchen Safety

-Social Skills

-and so much more

 

Volunteers will assist staff with recreational activities, supervising kids while cooking

Volunteers will never be left alone with the children

Train Your Brain site volunteers (including teens needing OSSD hours)

Literacy Lambton is always looking for our next team of Train Your Brain site volunteers.

This program is offered in eight-week sessions.
Fall (October-November), Winter (mid-January- March Break), and Spring (post-March break- May long weekend)
It happens one night per week from 6-7:30pm.
Usually Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday nights at various sites that rotate around Lambton County

What will you do?

Your mission: to up the fun and help our young brainiacs to flex their math & reading muscle and gain a confident approach to learning

You will support the program’s Head Coach in a number of ways:

– program set up or tear down and activity preparation
– facilitating drop off/pick up time by welcoming or sending off participants
– working one-to-one or in small groups with children playing games, reading, doing physical activities that reinforce the math and reading skills they are learning in school

Interested?

Apply at www.literacylambton.org/volunteer

Literacy Lambton Bingo crew

Have just a few hours to give for huge impact?

This might be the role for you. Literacy Lambton is seeking volunteers to work assigned bingos at Jackpot Time, 825 Upper Canada Dr. near Modeland & Confederation.

Two shift assignments per month. Each two hour shift requires two volunteers. YOU DO NOT HANDLE CASH OR SELL CARDS.

Online OCGA training required: www.sarniagamingassociation.ca/#training

What will you do?

Interested?

Apply at www.literacylambton.org/volunteer

 

SMART In-Home Exercise Volunteer

Many seniors are not able to get out of their home to exercise or attend fitness classes.  SMART volunteers visit a senior in their home once a week for twelve weeks to complete a simple exercise routine of set stretches and exercises that have been designed to prevent falls.  There is no floor work or exercises with weights.  Clients are expected to complete the exercise regime at least once on their own between visits.  By the end of the twelve weeks clients have established an exercise routine that they can accomplish independently and safely!

Footcare Clinic Assistant

Our Footcare volunteers welcome the patients, answer their questions, write receipts and book a next appointment for them.  They interact with the patient, making it a pleasant and social experience for them, while they wait for their turn to see the nurse.

Bingo Volunteer

Jackpot Time Bingo in Sarnia is a supporter of the VON.  Each month we provide volunteers to serve the patrons at one or two Bingos.  We are currently in need of two volunteers to represent VON by serving at these Bingos.  Training will be provided.

Auxiliary Members Needed

The Manor Auxiliary is currently looking for members to join the team. Members attend a monthly meeting, assist with activities in the Home, assist with fundraising and work in the tuck shop.  For more information: please call Marg Maltin President 519-542-8296 or Lee Ann Woollings 519-381-8185

Bike Volunteer

Would you or someone you know be interested in taking an Elder for a ride on this bike!   The Lodge, The Manor and The Villa are currently recruiting volunteers to be trained as bike pilots to take Elders for rides in the community.  The trishaw bike has a robust 500 Watt electric motor and trustworthy gearing selection that will enable pilots the confidence to conquer a wide variety of terrain in style.

 

For more information about the exciting opportunity please email volunteer@county-lambton.on.ca call 519-381-8185 or indicate interested in the comments and you will be contacted.

 

Volunteers will be able to schedule themselves for a morning, afternoon or evening rides.

Volunteer Crisis Responder

Victim Services of Sarnia Lambton is a non-profit organization that provides to support to victims following a crime or tragic circumstance. The Volunteer Crisis Responders will provide immediate on-scene emotional and/or practical support. Volunteer Crisis Responders are needed for weekdays, weeknights, and weekends. Training is provided. Please visit www.victimservices.on.ca to fill out an online application.

Adopt A Driveway

Provide a valuable service for those who have a hard time shoveling snow. Volunteer to shovel a driveway and walkway for the winter season. This opportunity is for those who live in the City of Sarnia and Bright’s Grove. Also this would be appropriate for those in high-school.