Volunteer


Healthy Communities… Made Possible by You!

Thank you for your interest in joining our team of dedicated VON volunteers. Every day, volunteers from all walks of life work with VON staff to support Oxford County families.

If you want to give back to your community by sharing your time and caring for others, there is a role for you in Oxford County!

Here are a few examples of how you can make a difference as a VON Volunteer:



Volunteer Visiting

Brighten the day of an isolated senior, physically disabled adult.


Security Checks / Reassurance

Provide a daily phone call to make sure our clients are safe and healthy.


Community Corporation Director

Provide leadership in Oxford County by supporting fundraising, advocacy and oversight activities.


SMART® Exercise Leader

Use your love for physical activity to lead others through a SMART® exercise program. No experience necessary. All training is provided.


Adult Day Programs

Participate with clients in recreational activities, assist with serving meals, perform for clients (if you sing or play a musical instrument)


Blood Pressure Clinics

Support clients through a self-directed blood pressure monitoring program


VON Sakura House

If you would like to volunteer at VON Sakura House, please visit vonsakurahouse.com



How to Become a Volunteer with VON


Contact the Coordinator of Volunteer Services and complete a confidential application form.

Attend an interview and successfully complete our screening process.

Participate in training and orientation appropriate to your Volunteer position.



When you become a VON Volunteer, we will:


Match your strengths, interests and available time to a volunteer role that’s right for you

Give you a clear picture of the position requirements and the training to do it well

Support you in your volunteer role through regular contact


If you would like to volunteer with your colleagues as a team building exercise and a great way to give back to the community, please contact:

Heidi O’Brien
(519) 539-1231 ext 232
Heidi.o’brien@von.ca

Jennifer Horwood – Sakura House
Coordinator of Volunteers and Kitchen
(519) 537-8515 ext 1022
Jennifer.horwood@von.ca



WORKING HOURS


MON – FRI
8AM – 4:30PM
SAT – SUN
Closed

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(519) 539-1231


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550 Ingersoll Ave, Woodstock, ON N4S 4Y2



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