Be a LEO Volunteer! 

LEO works to empower our community to stay involved and give back through volunteerism, no matter your age!

Volunteers are an essential part of our programs for seniors and vulnerable people in Sarnia-Lambton.  Why? As a non-profit organization, Lambton Elderly Outreach relies on the extra support services and community outreach that volunteers provide in compliment to our hardworking staff!

Thinking about becoming a volunteer?  Read about our volunteer opportunities. Contact volunteer@lambtonelderlyoutreach.org or call 519-845-1353 to get involved!

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Friendly Visiting

Friendly Visitor

Friendly Visiting matches an isolated older adult with a volunteer to foster companionship through face-to-face or over-the-phone conversation, activities, and shared interests.

Volunteer Requirements: 

1-2 hours per week.

Lead the planning of meeting times and dates.

Complete Tracking Sheet for monthly submission

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Forever Fitness

Instructor

Bring your energy and help provide a healthy active lifestyle for Seniors in the community by becoming a Forever Fit instructor.

Volunteer Requirements: 

Training at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging in London to learn Senior Fitness Instruction

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Diner's Club

Event Support

Attend one of our Diner's Club luncheons to help serve our clients a nutritious meal.

Volunteer Requirements: 

Minimum one per month

Office Administration

Administrative Support

Assist with front office reception.

Volunteer Requirements: 

 One 4-hour shift weekly during office hours

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Meals on Wheels

Delivery Driver

Deliver meals and spend a few minutes providing a safety check to clients in the Meals on Wheels program.

Volunteer Requirements: 

Flexible scheduling

Routes that are close to your location

Time commitment varies

Bingo

Game Day Assistant

Help run BINGO sessions at JACKPOT CITY in Sarnia.  Provides funding through the Bingo to Lambton Elderly Outreach.

Volunteer Requirements: 

1 2-hour shift per month.

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Transportation

Driver

Assist seniors and adults with disabilities who do not drive attend appointments, run errands, and participate in community events. 

Volunteer Requirements: 

Dates and times are flexible and volunteers of this program can decide which trips they commit to.  Number of hours per week is completely up to you!

Board of Directors

Member

The role of the Board is to represent the moral ownership, to focus on the strategic plan and long-term vision, and to monitor the operations of both the Board and the organization.
 

Specific skill sets may include:

  • Strategic planning

  • Program development

  • Human resources management

  • Financial management/audit

  • Risk management oversight

  • Accreditation/quality improvement

  • CEO performance measurement

  • Governance/accountability management

  • Legal

  • Information systems

  • Health care

  • Safety

Volunteer Requirements: 

Board Members are required to attend quarterly Board meetings and attend to urgent matters as they arise. Board Members may sit on additional committees if needed.

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