West Island Citizen Advocacy (#32238)

West Island Citizen Advocacy’s purpose is to improve the quality of life and defend the rights of all those who are living with a handicapping condition or who are disadvantaged (protégés), by supporting them and matching them with competent volunteers (citizen advocates).
A Pierrefonds resident in her 70’s living with Alzheimer’s would benefit from the company of a female volunteer to break her isolation. She lives alone and would like company to go for walks, chat and play cards. She used to run a restaurant with her husband for many years before his passing. She speaks French, English and Italian. You would like to meet this pleasant lady, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds
Location: 
Ouest-de-l’Île
Language: 
Bilingue (F/A) | Anglais | Français | Italien
Causes: 
Seniors | The physically handicapped
Activities: 
Sports & recreation | Friendly visiting
Advantages: 
Certificate of recogniton | Training
Length of commitment: 
Once or twice a month, based on volunteer's availability.
Contact: 
Amanda Duskes, Community worker / 514.694.5850 x 26 / aduskes@wica-pcbo.com
Place of work: 
Pierrefonds
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Request number: 
32238

This organization's needs

  • A soft-spoken, Pierrefonds senior woman with mobility issues would benefit from a female volunteer who can provide social support by offering friendly home visits occasionally to shorten her long days spent in her room. | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • A pleasant Pierrefonds resident in her early 70’s dedicated her life to helping others as a psychiatric nurse and is now in need of a friendly female volunteer to break her isolation. She is very kind and well spoken, but currently bedridden due to an issue with her foot. She will be receiving rehabilitation and may soon be mobile. She has a friendly senior dog who is a lab mix and will likely keep you company! If you speak English and would like to share some stimulating conversation with this amazing woman, please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds Read more...
  • A chess lover in his 80’s who resides in the Pierrefonds area would greatly benefit from a patient male volunteer who could visit him in the mornings to play chess, chat, or enjoy the fresh air outside of his residence. He is a former ballroom dance teacher. He uses a wheelchair and is paralyzed on one side. He has Alzheimer’s but is a very easygoing gentleman who will take a moment and process everything you say! If you would like to meet this gentleman then please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds Read more...
  • A French and Creole speaking Pierrefonds resident in her 70’s would appreciate it if a female volunteer could accompany her to the bank and Costco once per month. She loves organic food and cooking. She is very empowering and loves to share strength and positivity with others. If you would like to help this lovely lady, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Pierrefonds Read more...
  • A kind English lady living in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue in her 90’s would love to have a volunteer who can visit her at home or take her out for a cup of coffee. She is very sociable and would benefit from someone who would enjoy sharing meaningful conversation. If you are interested in spending some time with this wonderful woman, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 2 | Place of work: St-Anne De Bellevue Read more...
  • A French speaking Dollard resident in her 80’s would benefit from a friendly female volunteer who could visit her at her residence to socialize, have a coffee, or go out to enjoy the fresh air. If you would like to visit her, please contact a community worker at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: Dollard Des Ormeaux Read more...
  • An avid chess player in his 70’s who resides in Pointe Claire would love to share some time with an English or Polish speaking volunteer. He worked at CAE for 25 years creating simulators for the aeronautic and medical industries. This wonderful man played chess since the age of 13 and would really benefit from a worthy opponent. Additionally, if you would like to go for small walks or enjoy a meal outside, he provides interesting conversation and is fun to spend time with! After experiencing a stroke, he uses a walker or cane to help him with stability. If you would like to meet this gentleman please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • An English speaking DDO resident in her late 50’s would like to have a female volunteer for social outings to break her isolation. She likes going to Galleries des Sources and other places. If you have some time to offer to this lady please contact Brenda on 514-694-5850 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • A very lovely DDO senior couple who still live independently in their home would greatly appreciate to have a volunteer to accompany them to Fairview mall occasionally to bring some activity and enjoyment to their long days spent at home. They use a cane/walker for longer walk distance. They speak French and Arabic. If you think you can help them, please call Roya at 514-694-5850 ext. 27 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • (#32330) West Island Citizen AdvocacyDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    An English speaking Pointe-Claire resident in his late 70s and would love the company of a male volunteer for friendly visits and outings. He is a very calm and soft spoken man and loves to chat and read the Bible. If the weather permits, he loves to go out for a cup of tea or coffee just to get out of his daily routine and meet people. If you can offer 1 or 2 hours of your time a month for some social support please contact Brenda at 514-694-5850 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • (#32331) West Island Citizen AdvocacyDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    A very sociable and friendly senior person who loves to converse and spend time with people would greatly appreciate to have a female volunteer companion to go out shopping and/or have a friendly visit in her Pointe-Claire home. She uses a cane/walker when she goes out, and speaks English and Ukrainian. If you think you can help, please call Roya at 514-694-5850 ext. 27 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • (#32332) West Island Citizen AdvocacyDaytime | Nighttime | Week-end
    An English speaking Pointe Claire resident in his 80’s would greatly benefit from having somebody take him on friendly outings for coffee, or to watch movies. He is a Holocaust survivor and former fisherman who caught some very large salmon! If you’re interested in sharing a laugh, or chatting with this endearing gentleman, please contact Amanda at 514-694-5850 ext. 26 | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • An English speaking Ile-Bizard resident in her 70s would like a female volunteer to accompany her on social outings, such as getting a cup of coffee, going shopping, or going on walks if the weather allows. She doesn’t have mobility issues, but she is starting to have difficulties with her memory. | Place of work: At residence Read more...
  • A pleasant 95-year-old Pointe Claire resident who speaks English would appreciate the help of a computer/tech-savvy volunteer. She loves using her computer to play Scrabble and she is getting familiar with social media. She would like to be able to ask her volunteer computer related questions as they arise. She would also appreciate playing a game of Scrabble or Poker, or going to the pool at her residence. She has a friendly cat who might come say hello! | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • An English speaking Pointe Claire resident in her 90’s would like to reorganize her closet. Her home is already quite organized although she doesn’t feel she is as organized as she used to be. She worked in offices all her life and was hired at the Canadian International Paper Company where she stayed for 20 years. She is a very kind lady who would like to work alongside someone during this organizing process. She has a friendly cat who might want to keep you company! | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A wonderful Beaconsfield resident in her 70’s who was a first class Stewardess for nearly 40 years would love to share some time at her house with a sociable female volunteer. She loves Paris, art, literature and writing. She is a very open-minded individual and enjoys deep, meaningful conversation. | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A DDO resident in her 80’s who was a former singer and dancer would appreciate if a female volunteer could accompany her to run her errands and go on social outings. She would enjoy going to get groceries, stopping at the bank, going for a walk in various shopping malls, socializing over a cup of coffee or having a nice meal at a restaurant. She is fully autonomous but has some problems with her mobility so she uses a cane for assistance. | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...
  • A lovely French and Italian speaking Pointe-Claire resident in her 80's would love to spend some time with a kind-hearted female volunteer who also speaks French or Italian. She used to work as a seamstress and her creativity has led her to designing her own clothes in the past! She would benefit from friendly home visits, social outings such as shopping, or outdoor walks if the weather allows it. She has beautiful family values and a genuine heart. If you want to make a positive impact in her life, please contact Roya at 514-694-5850 ext. 27 | Place of work: Depends on location of residence Read more...