Enrich your life and the lives of others with these volunteer opportunities:
- Preschool Classroom Grand-Friend
- Mentor on food-related topics
- Senior Peer Counsellor
Preschool Classroom Grand-Friends
Seeking volunteers to share their time with JCC preschoolers once a month for the school year. “Grand-Friends” can bring their special talents, read stories, participate in holiday celebrations, and more. Grand-friends will learn about the Sheva framework that guides the JCC Preschool, incorporating seven core principles, using a Jewish lens to reveal universal values.
We Sep 25 11:00am
FREE. RSVP to Lisa
Meet the Preschool Director and let’s discuss how you can bring your interests and friendship into our classrooms.
“Kitchen Commons” – Share Your Wisdom
Seeking mentors from the Adult 55+ community willing to share their wisdom on any topic related to food, home management, home economics, or self-sufficiency. Lots of flexibility on topics, anything that promotes food literacy or independent living skills. Stipend for mentors to present at one Kitchen Commons communal dinner on Tuesday.
Contact Lisa 604-638-7283
ABOUT THE “KITCHEN COMMONS” PROJECT
Funded by the New Horizons for Seniors Grant, this initiative supports communal meals and knowledge sharing, building a community around the dinner table.
JSA Senior Peer Counselling
Would you volunteer to be a peer counsellor to an isolated senior in the community? This 11-session course by the Jewish Seniors Alliance teaches active and empathetic listening, communication skills, and familiarity with community resources.
Upon completion participants will receive a Certificate in Senior Peer Counselling. You will be contacted for an interview and reference checks once registered.
Instructor: Grace Hann
Oct 27-Jan 26
FREE. Pre-registration required. #6060 Register