Volunteer Opportunities​​

Volunteer with LSCSS - Get Involved

Volunteers are vital to the success and delivery of programs from LSCSS. If you are looking for an impactful way to get involved in the community please contact - Lisa 250.499.2352 x0 or complete the Volunteer Registration Form and email to -volunteercoord@lscss.com.

For the safety of everyone involved, including vulnerable individuals within the programs and access to confidential information;  all volunteers must undergo a screening process and criminal record check prior to be accepted. 

 

Skill sets for volunteers are diverse and Lisa will work to match your interests and abilities with current needs. Many of the volunteer opportunities offer flexible schedules for when you are able to share your time. 

 

Areas to volunteer:

  • Meals on Wheels Drivers - meal delivery takes place Monday to Friday with flexible schedules (personal vehicle required)

  • Meals on Wheels Kitchen Assistant - helping prepare and package meals at South Similkameen Health Centre kitchen

  • Volunteer Drivers - assisting people locally around town as well as through Health Connections for medical appointments in Penticton and Kelowna (personal vehicle required)

  • Friendly Visitors - phone calls and in-person visits with residents who may have limited people to interact with

  • Tech Savvy Similkameen - sharing basic computer, tablet and smartphone skills with those who have had no or limited access to technology

  • Fix-It Volunteer - assisting with handyman duties and basic repairs of household situations

  • One-to-One Readers - working with children at the Cawston Primary School to develop a life-long love of reading (commitment 1.5 hours per week, during school year)

  • Similkameen Starfish - supporting school age children and youth with healthy packs they are able to take home with them 

  • Income Tax Program - preparing basic returns for low-income individuals

  • Activity Volunteer - assisting with delivery of services for a broad range of programs from children to seniors