Volunteers Needed

Deer Lodge Centre is seeking volunteers to help make lives better for our patients and residents. We accept volunteers starting at the age of 13, and provide training for each position. We ask for a minimal commitment of one shift per week for the first three months, unless otherwise stated.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

  • Deer Lodge Auxiliary
    Help organize fundraisers
    Once a month, two-year commitment
  • Chad’s Place bartender and server positions
    Must have a server’s certificate for both positions
    1:30-4:30 once per week, one-year commitment
  • Chad’s Place coffee program
    Serve coffee and tea, deliver newspapers to some units
    8:30-11:15 shift available
  • Chad’s Place piano player
    Play piano/organ
    2:00-4:00 shift available
  • Dancing Bear Gift Shop attendant
    Cash register, light cleaning, dusting, rearranging/organizing shelves, pricing, shelving items
    9:45–1:15 or 12:45–4:30 shifts available, six-month commitment
  • Meal Assistant
    Help feed residents/patients
    Breakfast, lunch and dinner shifts available
  • Day Recreation
    Help residents keep active with games, music, hobbies, visits, manicures and more
    Morning and afternoon shifts available
  • Spiritual Health – musician (piano player)
    Play hymns for spiritual services, escort attendants
    Saturday afternoon and Sundays morning shifts available
  • Spiritual Health – worship escort
    Help residents/patients walk/wheelchair to and from Worship Centre, assist as needed during service
    Saturday afternoon and Sundays morning shifts available
  • Evening Recreation escort
    Help residents/patients walk/wheelchair to and from evening entertainment (games, crafts, etc.) and assist as needed
    6:15–8:30 shifts available
  • Weekend Recreation card players
    Crib, Bridge, or Rummy
    6:15–8:30 shifts available
  • Weekend Recreation
    Help residents/patients walk/wheelchair to and from weekend activities (curling, bowling, music, bingo, etc.) and assist as needed
    Saturday and Sunday afternoon shifts available

For more details, or to apply for a position, please contact Joy Tanchuk, Volunteer Supervisor, Deer Lodge Centre, at 204.831.2912 or jtanchuk@deerlodge.mb.ca