Alex Haag

Alex Haag

Candy striper volunteers wanted

The Summerland Health Care Auxiliary is accepting volunteer candy stripers and health care cadets for the Dr. Andrew Pavilion.

The Summerland Health Care Auxiliary is accepting volunteer candy stripers and health care cadets for the Dr. Andrew Pavilion.

Those interested in volunteering must be between 13 and 18 years of age and must commit to volunteer once a week after school for around one and a half hours from September to May.

The work includes visiting, reading, playing games and going for walks with the residents, plant care, seasonal crafts and decorating, serving refreshments and preparing snacks.

The next intake session is Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the pavilion.

Contact Carole Patané, coordinator of volunteers at 250-492-4000, ext. 2294 or e-mail carole.patane@interiorhealth.ca.