Volunteer Opportunities in the West Island

As a volunteer with West Island Citizen Advocacy, you can have a meaningful impact on a vulnerable member of our community by reducing their loneliness and isolation; developing personal relationships and social skills; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

If you’d like to help one of our protégés, please fill out our online form or contact us by phone at (514) 694-5850.



Seeking a volunteer with Spanish roots (L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève)

A woman in her 80’s is looking for a female volunteer to help break her isolation. She is fluent in English, Spanish and German. She is a very friendly and engaging. She has lived in different countries and has a very interesting life story.  She adores fashion, traveling and the outdoors. She misses her Spanish roots and is particularly interested in having someone to speak Spanish with while going for walks outside her residence.

For more information, please call Stephanie at (514) 694-5850



Looking for a shopping companion (Pierrefonds-Roxboro)

A very kind Pierrefonds woman living with multiple sclerosis would greatly benefit from a passionate and committed female volunteer who could visit her at home, engage her in meaningful conversation, and when weather permits, spend time at Fairview or outdoors to enjoy fresh air. If you are interested in sharing some time with this wonderful woman, contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 22

 

 

For more information, please call at (514) 694-5850



Seeking someone who speaks Dutch (Dollard-des-Ormeaux)

A lovely 91 year-old DDO resident living with Alzheimer’s would greatly benefit from a self-motivated female volunteer who can keep her company in her room, take her downstairs to the café  for tea, or partake in various fun activities hosted by her residence. She speaks English, French, and Dutch, enjoys having somebody read her the newspaper, and she is almost always sporting a giant smile. If you’d like to share your time with this wonderful lady contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 22

 

For more information, please call at (514) 694-5850



Seeking someone who likes the outdoors (Not Stated)

A kind-hearted, quiet 73 year-old Pierrefonds resident would greatly benefit from an enthusiastic male volunteer who can visit him at home, engage him in some activities, or go out for some fresh air. He doesn’t speak very much, but he is always appreciative and a real gem! If you want to make a positive impact in his life, contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 22

 

 

 

 

 

For more information, please call at (514) 694-5850



Looking for a bowling or basketball fan (Dorval)

A young lady living with Down syndrome would like to have a volunteer to spend time with, go shopping, watch movies, go for walks, cooking and baking, etc. She is in her mid-twenties, loves bowling and basketball and is very easy to get along with.

For more information, please call Stephanie at (514) 694-5850