Volunteer at Evergreen Home for Special Care

Record #: MCK0404
Last Modified: 26 May 2016
Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2016


Located In Kentville
Where To Find Us
655 Park St
Kentville, NS B4N 3V7
Areas Served Kings County (NS)


Website www.evergreenhome.ns.ca/default.asp?mn=1.17
E-Mail evergreen@evergreenhome.ns.ca
Phone 902-678-7355 ext. 241
Contact Paul Wood, Director of Recreation/Volunteers

Description & Services

Information Volunteers play an important role at Evergreen to enhance the quality of life for our residents. By sharing their time they enrich lives; by sharing their talents they help make the day-to-day life of our residents more interesting and varied... 
Several areas in which volunteers can provide services to the residents include: 
One to One Visitation: 
This includes friendly visits, writing letters, reading, participating in games of checkers, crokinole, cards, etc. 
Program Assistance: 
This includes transporting residents to and from programs, serving refreshments and assisting residents in a variety of programs such as bingo, card parties, music programs, socials, etc. 
This includes providing music, slide presentations, pet therapy, etc. 
Assisting with Community Outings: 
This includes helping with shopping, dining out, fishing and events in the community. 
Evergreen Helping Hands Student Program: 
Provides educational opportunities for students from various programs to gain experience in a Long Term Care setting. Duties would include dining room experience, exploring the beautiful Evergreen gardens, assisting with programs and friendly visits. 
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Paul Wood, Director of Recreation/Volunteers at the number noted above. 
For more information about the Evergreen Home for Special Care, please visit our website!
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