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Volunteer opportunities

Recreation programming
Volunteers assist the staff in providing recreation activities and programs, out-trips, and assist residents with outings into the community.

Spiritual programming
Volunteers assist in meeting the spiritual needs of the residents through music, portering to worship services, and reflective opportunities.

Talents, Travel & Treasures
Woodingford Lodge is always looking for ways to entertain and engage our residents.  Should you be willing to share your talents, travel slides or treasures (special collections) we would appreciate hearing from you.  Beyond providing a program, your presence will help our residents maintain a connection with their community at large.

Social visitor
Volunteers assist in offering social interaction to Woodingford Lodge residents.

Computer support
Volunteers assist residents on a one-to-one basis with the development of basic computer skills.

Feeding assistant
“Dining with Dignity” volunteers ensure that each resident is provided with a pleasurable dining experience. A special orientation is provided for this position.

Palliative Care
Volunteers establish a supportive relationship with the resident with the intent of reducing fear and isolation. Volunteers are encouraged to take the palliative care course offered through the Woodstock General hospital.

Horticultural therapy
Volunteers assist in helping porter and support residents with specific gardening tasks.

Pet therapy
Volunteers bring pets to visit interested residents. Pets must be vaccinated. Dog owners are encouraged to visit with their pets through the St. John Ambulance therapy dog program.

Contact Information

Contact our volunteer coordinator at 519-421-5556 ext. 2099