As a volunteer with West Island Citizen Advocacy, you can have a meaningful impact on a vulnerable member of our community’s life 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.
VOLUNTEER TO REDUCE ONE WOMAN’S LONELINESS AND ISOLATION
(DOLLARD DES ORMEAUX)
An elderly woman, originally from Egypt, would like a female volunteer to visit with her or to take her out from time to time for a coffee or a movie. She recently lost her husband and as a result is feeling lonely and isolated and would appreciate the company. She speaks English and French.
For more information, please call Caitie at 514-694-5850 ext 27.
LOOKING FOR A BOWLING OR BASKETBALL FAN (DORVAL)
A young lady living with Down ’s 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.
If you think you can help, please contact John at 514-694-5850 ext 21.
SEEKING A VOLUNTEER WITH SPANISH ROOTS (STE-GENEVIEVE)
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, call Allison at 514-694-5850 ext. 22.