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Volunteer Programs

Volunteering

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."   ~ Winston Churchill

Volunteers are important contributors to the care and socialization of the residents and play an intricate role in maintaining a comfortable environment. Volunteers should be caring individuals with an interest in making a difference in someone's life. 

The many benefits of volunteering include:

  • meet new people and make new friends
  • create a meaningful opportunity
  • to enrich another’s life
  • enjoy new challenges and gain new skills
  • experience a strong sense of joy and fulfillment

Georgian Village and Manor Volunteer Page 

Simcoe Village and Manor Volunteer Page

Sunset Village and Manor Volunteer Page

Trillium Manor Volunteer Page

 

Volunteers needed

‘‘The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” 
~ Oscar Wilde

Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Weekend Programs, Summer Programs and Special Holidays.  Our Home hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 7 days per week.

Dress Code for Volunteers - pants, golf shirts, running shoes,  with ankle socks, closed shoes

How can a volunteer help? 

Volunteers help in so many ways

  • bringing generations together
  • friendly visiting
  • escorting Residents to programs
  • assisting at meal times
  • 1:1 Assistance during programs
  • running the computer lab
  • sharing knowledge about interests and current events
  • administrative Duties: filing, organizing, decorating, mail delivery
  • developing presentations
  • pet care
  • manicure and spa treatments
  • library

Becoming a student volunteer

‘‘You will find as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love .’’
~ Henry Drummond

  • how can a student volunteer help? 
  • bringing generations together
  • friendly visiting
  • escorting Residents to programs
  • assisting at meal times
  • 1:1 Assistance during programs
  • running the computer lab
  • sharing knowledge about sports, current events & technology
  • administrative duties: filing, organizing, decorating, mail delivery, developing presentations
  • pet care
  • manicure and spa treatments
  • library services
  • special events

The many benefits of becoming a student volunteer include:

  • explore career options by working in a different setting, with various professionals
  • strengthen your resume, by adding new skills and experiences
  • develop leadership skills by working on special projects
  • meet new people and make new friends
  • enjoy new challenges, and have fun!

This is how to join our team

Application Form - click on a link below to open either the Online Application Form and click on Submit, or the Application Form in Word and forward your printed form to the corresponding address.

Georgian Village and Manor Volunteer Page 

Georgian Village & Manor Volunteer Application - Online Form  
Address:  Georgian Manor, 101 Thompsons Rd., Penetanguishene, ON  L9M 0V3

Simcoe Village and Manor Volunteer Page

Simcoe Village & Manor Volunteer Application - Online Form
Address:  Simcoe Manor, 5988 Main Street East, P.O. Box 100, Beeton, ON L0G 1A0

Sunset Village and Manor Volunteer Page

Sunset Village & Manor Volunteer Application - Online Form
Address:  Sunset Manor, 49 Raglan Street, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4X1

Trillium Manor Volunteer Page

Trillium Manor Volunteer Application - Online Form
Address:  Trillium Manor, 12 Grace Avenue, Orillia, ON L3V 2K2

Next steps:

  1. Two-step Mantoux Skin Test
  2. Criminal reference check with vulnerable sector check
  3. Attend orientation
  4. Complete training and paperwork
  5. Start making a difference

For more information contact the Program and Support Services Supervisor at: