Volunteer

Get involved with the Independent Living movement! We constantly need assistance with our events, programs and maintenance in the center. You can benefit from the experience, volunteer hours, socialization and heartwarming memories. If you're interested in any of the positions below, or if you don't see something you think we should add let us know! Contact us at info@ilsm.ca.

Program Assistant

Each week we conduct recreational, social, and educational programs for our members. We are looking for people that would like to organize and co-ordinate these activities. This is an ideal program for people looking for a way to spend free time or get volunteer hours for high school graduation. Current programs include, billiards, swimming, bowling, bocce ball and adapted rowing.

Food Preparation

Our catering service is looking for people to help prepare food trays during events hosted by Independent Living. We are in the process of building a professional volunteer team that can be called in when orders are booked. Full instruction and training will be provided. Come get involved in this exciting new opportunity.

Want to be a Celebrity Chef?

Once a month we invite someone to come into our centre and cook their favourite meal for our members. We serve two meals a day so you have the option to cook either breakfast or lunch. We cover the cost of the food. All you need to do is come in and cook the meal and share the recipe with our members. For taking part, we will include your recipe in our Independent Living cookbook.

Computer Maintenance

We're looking for someone willing to supervise and provide help with our public computer accesses. The work consist of answering to questions or problems about various websites or software. To keep our center professional and clean, we are in need of someone to report any suspicious internet activities and the presence of food or drink at the desks. We will provide you with the policies and training.

Cleaning

Our center gets circulation from members, staff and the public, keeping up with all the cleaning can get overwhelming. We would like to get volunteers to help-out with our basic cleaning chores. Contact us for more information.

Office and Paperwork

We could use volunteer assistance with desk tasks such as answering calls, provide clients with information, mailing documents, center tours and filling some paperwork. We will provide you with training and information. Contact us for more information.