Ayre Manor
Ayre Manor

Volunteer Opportunities at Ayre Manor

Volunteers brighten our lives... and make our world go round. What opportunities interest you? Read the options below, then...

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B’Ayre Manor Essentials Shop

  • Retail tasks one day a week in our tiny Tuck Shop
  • Occassionally shopping for individual residents
  • Monday, Wednesday or Friday afternoons from 12:30 – 2:45 pm

Gardening in Complex Care Courtyards

  • Watering, weeding and pruning planters and courtyard gardens
  • Wednesday mornings, 10am until noon, then lunch together at the Lazy Gecko Restaurant

One-on-One Activities with a Resident

  • Reading to a resident
  • Writing letters, cards or emails for a resident
  • Taking a resident for a walk
  • Shopping on behalf of a resident for clothing, toiletries, etc.
  • Mending clothing for a resident

Helping Activities' Staff

  • Translating between English and first language for residents and their families
  • Driving occassionally
  • Designing monthly newsletter and calendar on computer and posting it to website

Small Group Activities

  • Leading group discussions
  • Reading to a small group
  • Taking residents for group walks
  • Assisting or leading, sharing and teaching arts, crafts and hobbies
  • Assisting or leading bowling, bingo and games nights
  • Assisting with morning coffee or afternoon tea
  • Assisting or leading musical activities, or performing music

Event Planning & Coordination

  • Assisting or leading a committee to help staff and residents coordinate large events or occasional celebrations
  • Decorating, setup and cleanup
  • MC'ing, music, etc.

Volunteer Coordination

  • Recruiting and training volunteers
  • Helping produce monthly newsletters and activities calendars
  • Communicating with other volunteers
  • Supporting campus morale

Ayre Manor Board Membership

  • Ayre Manor is a campus of care owned and operated by the local non-profit society Sooke Elderly Citizens' Housing Society
  • Board members serve 3-year terms
  • Meetings are once per month
  • AGM (Annual General Meeting) is in September

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