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Wellness Volunteer

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Help reduce pain, stress and anxiety for people with life-limiting illnesses, dementia or caregivers experiencing high stress.

You’ll improve their quality of life and well-being through the use of complementary therapies, such as:

  • Therapeutic Touch™
  • Music Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Hand and Arm Massage

If you are trained in any of the above, and have an hour or two to spare each week, then we’d love to have you on our volunteer team.

Occasionally, we do hold training sessions for Therapeutic Touch™ and Hand and Arm Massage.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Practitioner of Therapeutic Touch™, Music Therapy, Reiki or Massage is an asset
  • Excellent active listener
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Successful completion of orientation

 

Commitment

Training

One evening orientation session (see bottom of page for upcoming dates).

Apply now to be included in the next orientation session.

Not quite ready to apply?  We’ll let you know when the next orientation is happening.

Let Me Know About The Next Orientation

 

Ongoing

1 hour per week

 

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Clean police records check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Two references

 

Client Story

“I felt so mellow and calm.  I didn’t want to open my eyes or lift my arms. I wanted to sit and just be.”
– Client Marilyn Greenham (with volunteer June Leach)

Woman sitting in a chair experiences Therapeutic Touch with a volunteer.

Marilyn experiences the benefits of Therapeutic Touch with volunteer, June.

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