Vision Nursing and Rest Home 





Purpose: To provide social contact, read, write letters, assistance for walks, etc.
Commitment: Flexible times weekly

Leisure Activities
Purpose: To provide assistance with resident recreational programs, such as baking, crafts, gardening, manicures, games, special events, and outings.
Commitment: Flexible days & times as per monthly calendar

Cafe/Tuck Shop
Purpose: To provide residents with the opportunity to purchase snack items, stamps, cards and personal care items.  Commitment: Up to 2 times weekly

Palliative Care

Purpose: To provide comfort and support to our residents and their families.
Commitment: As needed
*Palliative Care Training preferred. Courses may be arranged through Vision.


Purpose: To assist physically impaired residents to and from activities.
Commitment: Half hour prior, during and following a planned event.

Purpose: To provide extra help in the dining room to residents who need a little extra care.
Commitment: Meal times (8:00am, noon, or 5:00pm) daily

Reading Program

Purpose: To read to residents who have requested this service.
Commitment: One shift weekly


Purpose: To provide transportation and support to our residents for Doctor and other appointments.
Commitment: On-call basis

Potential volunteers participate in an interview with the Volunteer Services Coordinator and are given a tour of the home. After the screening process is complete, the volunteer is matched with the activity that reflects their interests, strengths, and desires.


Volunteers are placed in positions that are mutually agreed upon. Time, availability, current openings, and the volunteer's interests are key factors in determining a suitable and beneficial placement. Specific training & orientation is conducted by staff members. Police checks are required.

For more information on how to get involved,
please contact the Volunteer Services Coordinator:
Telephone: (519)336-6551  ext. 7178




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