Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS ARE...

  • advocates for silent voices
  • mentors for the residents
  • coaches for the disadvantaged
  • champions for the frail & lonely
  • relief for a lonely heart
  • listening ears for a memory that must be shared
  • someone who helps develop personal skills
  • the residents link to the community


SPECIAL EVENTS TEAM:

Their mandate is "To enhance the quality of life for the residents at Rest Haven Nursing Home through volunteer activities, fundraising events, and service opportunities."


They take part in:

  • Fundraising for Rest Haven Nursing Home projects (such as furnishings & decor)
  • Volunteer at events involving residents, families, and staff.
  • Palliative Care opportunities.

New members are always welcome. For more information contact Dave Thiessen at 204.346.5001 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Because one person can make a difference.


Volunteers are love in motion!


Kindness is the greatest wisdom.


Canada´s 12.5 million volunteers are coaches, mentors, advocates, activists, champions, administrative staff, board members, disaster relief workers, firefighters, and much more.

REST HAVEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you have time, we have volunteer opportunities for you! Come and be a part of a thriving volunteer program at Rest Haven by contacting Dave Thiessen at 204.346.5001.


Areas of service:

  • Journaling (recording memories)
  • Creative visitation
  • Reading to residents (English or German)
  • Bible studies
  • Playing table games with residents (daytime or evening)
  • Playing piano/guitar for the enjoyment of residents (mornings, afternoons or weekends)
  • Evening host and hostess (5 to 8 p.m. daily) (duties include: bringing residents to and from programs, assisting with restless residents, etc.)
  • Fundraising for Rest Haven Nursing Home projects (such as furnishings & decor)
  • Volunteer at events involving residents, families, and staff.
  • Palliative Care opportunities.


To view the Volunteer Application, please click here