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How to Volunteer

When you volunteer at Salem Home, you’re lending a much needed hand, but you’ll also be surprised at what you get in return!

Warmth, acceptance, fulfillment and purpose are a few of the things volunteering can provide in your life.  Sharpen your skills and explore potential career opportunities by volunteering today.

There are over 200 volunteers who contribute their valuable time to Salem Home. This crucial and invaluable part of our organization is coordinated through donations from the Salem Foundation and The United Way.

Thank you to all of our current volunteers. Your dedication, passion and desire to give back to the community help to make Salem Home such a special place.

Immediate Needs

Salem Home Volunteers are:

  • Interested and able to work with people who are elderly or have special needs
  • Respectful and sensitive to the residents of Salem Home
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Caring, friendly, honest, reliable and punctual
  • Able to work independently
  • Willing to follow Salem Home’s health and safety guidelines
  • Willing to work within the guidelines set by the Volunteer Program
  • Preferably 15 years of age or older.  Younger volunteers need to be under the supervision of an adult.
  • Willing to provide a criminal record check, Vulnerable Sector check (if over 18 years of age) and an Adult Abuse Registry Check

Opportunities

Visiting

Visiting Volunteers take part in: Palliative Care Reading Special Friend and One-on-One Visiting Sunday Host & Hostess Walking/Outings

Resident Support

Resident Support Volunteers will: Assisting in Dining Areas Pouring Beverages Assistance with Feeding Assisting with Nursing Duties Replenishing Towels, etc. […]

Immediate Volunteer Needs

Immediate Volunteer Needs at Salem Home:  Assisting with Meals, Activity Assistant, Chapel Pianist, and Portering.  Descriptions of these opportunities are […]

Chapel and Worship

Chapel and Worship Volunteer positions: Volunteer Pastors Pianists Chapel Attendants Singers

Activity and Therapeutic

Activity & Therapeutic Volunteers will be involved with: Activity Assistants Baking  & Cooking Bingo Bowling Crafts Evening Programs Cooking Baking […]

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Careers at Salem

Nursing Compassion is a must in for the nurses in our relationship-centred care environment. Learn More

Resident Care This department includes all services that provide direct care - Nursing, Social Work, Therapeutic Recreation, Integrated Housekeeping, and Pastoral Care. Learn More

Support Services Support Services include Nutrition (Dietary), Laundry, and Housekeeping. Learn More

Plant Operations This department ensures the physical environment and equipment are maintained for the safety of residents and staff. Learn More

Administration and Finance This department ensures that the day to day administrative and financial work get done to meet legislative and reporting requirements. Learn More

Careers

Salem Home's goal is to recruit and hire staff who are passionate about serving and caring for senior adults.

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