Volunteer

Life After Fifty is recruiting volunteers!

Want to help? The work of Life After Fifty depends heavily on the generosity of volunteers.  Help make a difference in the lives of seniors in Windsor and Essex County.  There are many ways in which you can contribute. If you’re interested in volunteering please call or email our volunteer coordinator.
mhoevenaars@lifeafteryfity.ca or 519-254-1108 ext 132
 
Community Wellness Opportunities
Friendly Visitor
  • Providing companionship (no personal care required) in a seniors home one hour a week. 
  • A one hour visit once per week. Visits need to be done Mon-Fri between 8:30am and 4:30pm.
  • The senior is screened prior to visits and a staff will accompany you on your first visit.
  • Police clearance is required
Telephone Assurance Caller
  • Providing a friendly phone call to homebound seniors to ensure safety and general well-being.
  • Calls vary from once a week to 3 times a week. 
  • Calls must be made Mon – Fri. between 8:30am and 4:30pm
 
Programming
Fitness Spotters
  • Supporting the fitness instructor to ensure participants are performing the exercises safely and correctly
  • Must have some fitness experience
  • One class a week at the East Side Centre Wed. 1pm-2pm and Mon. and Fri. 12:15pm-1:15pm
Beginner Sewing Instructor
  • Providing beginner sewing instructions to our members
  • Must have sewing experience
  • One class a week  at the East Side Centre on Wed. 10am-12pm OR Fri. 10am-12pm or  1pm-3pm
Acrylic Paint Instructor
  • Providing beginner painting classes to our members
  • Must have painting experience
  • At the East Side Centre. Details on times/ days not yet available
 
Fundraising
LaSalle Café
  • Serving prepared sandwiches, soups snacks to LaSalle Civic Centre visitors
  • One shift a week either Thurs. or Fri. 11am-2pm
  • Safe Food Handling certified required.  LAF will reimburse  fee after 4 month  commitment
Bingo
  • Greeting patrons and clearing tables at the bingo hall
  • Paradise Gaming Hall, Dougal Ave. Windsor
  • Assist once a month for two hours during an assigned bingo
  • A two-hour training workshop is required.  Must be 19 years of age or over
50/50 Seller
  • Selling 50/50 tickets to members, staff and centre visitors
  • Life After Fifty West Side Centre
  • Mon – Fri anytime between 9:30am and 2pm

Currently Recruiting Volunteers for the LAF CAFE

Purpose:  To serve prepared food items to LaSalle Town Hall visitors, clean service area, process food purchases, possibly some light food prep.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Be the friendly face of LAF in LaSalle
  • Maintain cleanliness of café
  • Adhere to Board of Health regulations and LAF policies and procedures
  • Processing of purchases
Schedule and Commitment:
  • 2 or 4 hour shifts 
  • Monday - Friday 
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm + 12:00pm - 2:00pm 
Skills and Experience:
  • Ability to work alone
  • Experience with cash
  • Excellent customer service
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Reliable, punctual and flexible

Currently Recruiting Friendly Visiting Volunteers


Volunteering at Life After Fifty... 

Lifer After Fifty relies on the help of volunteers in every aspect of the Centres' life.

For anyone with spare time on their hands and a willingness to help others, the Centres can offer many rewarding volunteer opportunities. You don't need to be over the age of 50 to help.

Want to volunteer on a regular basis (daily, weekly, monthly, occasionally)?
We may have a position just for you!

What you can expect:
  • the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping someone
  • the opportunity to share a special skill or talent
  • the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
  • the opportunity to do as much, or as little, as you like
     

Volunteer Opportunities at LAF:

  • Class Instructor/ Leader (health & fitness, creative arts)
  • Special Events/ Event Planning Committees
  • Clerical/ Receptionist
  • Basic Computer Instructor
  • Reducing Isolation- (phone buddies, friendly visiting)


Interested? 

Print out a Volunteer Application Form and submit it to either LAF location. 
OR pick up an application form from either LAF location today! 

Questions? 

Contact us below with any questions you may have!


Our Volunteer Coordinator is looking forward to meeting you!

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Support LAF!

Donations help to offset the cost of activities and help to keep the programs offered affordable for older adults and seniors in Windsor/ Essex. 

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Proud Funded Partners

Proud Funded Partners

Life After Fifty acknowledges, with gratitude, the support we receive from a variety of funders. 

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LAF Corporate Sponsors

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