At WSC we love our volunteers and we want to make sure that everyone that comes through our doors knows that they are valued and appreciated. If you would like some information on the types of positions that are available please click on the Opportunities below. If you would like to be apart of our amazing team then click on the application button above to start the process. If you would like to chat with our Volunteer Coordinator about the opportunities available please contact them at 204-325-8984.
The Senior Centre is now welcoming groups that may want to volunteer together. If you have a group(3+) that would like to volunteer together we have some group specific activities where you can work as a team. For info on those opportunities and the application process please contact the volunteer coordinator at (204)325-8964.
This position requires a but of foot work and enthusiasm for a good chat. You will be in charge of brewing the coffee and setting up the drink station for coffee service. Once our guests arrive you will be serving them refreshments while getting to know them and chatting! We serve coffee Monday through Friday from 9am to 11am. 3 Hours per day
Our receptionist is responsible for the first impression for our guests. They receive payment for meals and check the list of pick ups as they arrive. 1 Hour per day
Once a week we serve a full tea to our guests. This position requires you to be on your feet and moving around quite a bit. You will be sharing this position with 2 other volunteers. Between the team you will be setting tables, making coffee, setting up the drink and biscuit table, and serving guests as they arrive. You will also be in charge of cleaning all the used stations as well. 3 Hours per day
We love waffle day! Once a month we hold a waffle extravaganza with positions available from the kitchen to serving to cleaning. 5 Hours per day
Cook Our kitchens are looking for the best! If you love to cook we would love to chat! This position is split between 2 volunteers a day that aid our kitchen coordinator in preparing the daily meals. When you arrive for your shift you are assigned your tasks for the morning. Then once all the meals have been served you will join the rest of the volunteers and staff for lunch on us. 5 Hours per day
Dishwasher This job is what it sounds like, washing plates and cups and any kitchen dishes. Our dish pit is run on our busiest days, Wednesday for tea room and once a month for Waffles. Our weekly Wednesday shift begins at 10am and is usually completed by 11:30 am. Once a month on the 3rd Thursday, our waffle day shift start at 9 am and is complete by 1:30pm and lunch is provided. 1.5 - 4.5 Hours per day
meals on wheels
Each day we have a small number of meals that need to be delivered to homes. We have two methods of delivery, driving and walking. Most of our meals are driven to personal homes but some are delivered to the Crocus building across the street from the Senior Centre. Up to 1 Hour per day
This reception position takes place at Cedar Estates. It involves setting up the dining room, receiving payment for meals, calling, serving, and any extra help the kitchens may need. 4 Hours per day
Once a month we do large fundraising events. These events take lots of volunteers to make it work. We need everything from serving to set up and take down to kitchen help. This is a great opportunity to have your family or small group serve together. Up to 6 Hours per day
If you have a group that would like to serve together please let our volunteer coordinator know. We have events and particular tasks that can be done as a group. Group applications need to be made directly to the volunteer coordinator and will have different requirements than our regular volunteer positions. If you have an event you would like to plan with the centre we would love to hear from you. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
With Covid-19 restrictions, our volunteers will be expected to follow some new guidelines. Each volunteer will be asked to fill out a vaccine declaration. We still welcome unvaccinated volunteers but we will require those volunteers to complete a rapid test before each shift or every 48 hours. When you arrive you should have already pre-screened yourself using the guide below. You will be asked to wear a face mask and possibly gloves for the duration of your shift. If you have any questions regarding our policies, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 204-325-8964.
If you are already on one of our volunteer teams, you have access to our online scheduling portal through the Vic Net button above. If you have any trouble signing in or if you have not received your portal access yet please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at the admin office at 204-325-8964.