Opportunities for candy stripers and health care cadets

Summerland’s Dr. Andrew Pavilion is accepting volunteer candy stripers and health care cadets.

Candy striper Tyra Eacott is setting up flower vases to enhance the dining experience for residents at the Dr. Andrew Pavilion. Summerland’s Dr. Andrew Pavilion is accepting volunteer candy stripers and health care cadets. Those interested in volunteering must be a student and between 13 to 18 years of age. They need to commit to volunteering once a week after school for one and a half hour from the end of September to the end of May. The opportunities includes visiting

Summerland’s Dr. Andrew Pavilion is accepting volunteer candy stripers and health care cadets.

Those interested in volunteering must be a student and between 13 to 18 years of age. They need to commit to volunteering once a week after school for one and a half hour from the end of September to the end of May.

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

The next intake session is Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the pavilion.

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

 

 

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