St. Andrew's Presbyterian Homes Foundation
Caring in Action
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Volunteer

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Volunteer at the St-Andrew Residential Centre

You are encouraged to volunteer at the St-Andrew Residential Centre. The support of caring people who lend their time, energy and talent to enriching the lives of our seniors is invaluable.

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Volunteering at the St-Andrew Home enriches your own quality of life as well. As a volunteer, you can:

· connect with and learn about the elderly,

· learn new skills that may lead to new career options,

· develop new skills that may strengthen your resumé,

· develop leadership experience,

· make new friends and contacts,

· and have fun!

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What our volunteers are saying

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My mother lived in a residence before she died and I appreciated the care she received from staff and volunteers.   When I retired I promised myself that I would give back by volunteering in a home.   As a volunteer at the St-Andrew Residential Centre, I have personally grown from learning about the elderly.  I feel a deep sense of personal satisfaction from helping to brighten their lives.
— Grace Roberts
 
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My time as a volunteer at the St-Andrew Residential Centre has been a special experience.  Knowing I have positively impacted the lives of seniors in my community has inspired me and brought me much fulfillment.
— Roberta Bolton

 

You can volunteer at the Home by contacting Elaine Grant, the Recreational Technician, at 514-484-7878, ext. 65309 or by contacting Helen Dearlove, the President of the Home’s long-standing St. Andrew’s Auxiliary.

 

St. Andrew’s Auxiliary

President

Helen Dearlove

Treasurer

Sheila Allan

As President of the St. Andrew’s Auxiliary, I am honoured to help deepen the positive impact of the St-Andrew Residential Centre on the care, comfort, and dignity of our seniors.  Through member-led fundraising, we enrich the quality of life at the Home, by supporting recreational programs, music and reading material, outings, bingo games, birthday parties, and more. From the small, like providing for residents’ clothing alternations, to the big, like our annual Strawberry Social, I believe the Auxiliary plays a key role in enhancing the well-being of our seniors.
— Helen Dearlove

 

Becoming an Auxiliary member can be a deeply rewarding experience.  Join us to become a part of this worthy endeavour!  No commitment is too small, and we are grateful for any and all time contributions.  For more information, phone the President, Helen Dearlove at 514 488-3987 or the Treasurer, Sheila Allan at 514 489-8354.