The Summerland Health Care Auxiliary is accepting applications for the Candy Stripers and Health Care Cadets Program at the Dr. Andrew Pavilion, a 50-bed non-profit seniors care facility situated next to Summerland Health Centre.
Those interested in volunteering must be between 13 and 18 years of age and must commit to volunteer once a week after school for one hour and a half for September to end of May.
The program includes visiting, reading, playing games, going for walks with the residents, assisting a recreation programs, decorating, seasonal crafts, baking and other activities.
The next intake session is Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the pavilion.
Contact Carole Patané, coordinator of volunteers, at 250-492-4000 local 2294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.