National Volunteer Week is April 16-22
Interlake-Eastern RHA extends thanks to volunteers
National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 16-22 and this year Interlake-Eastern RHA staff thank volunteers for providing valuable support to people receiving care and health services in the region.
IERHA’s CEO, Marion Ellis is using the week of national recognition to publicly thank volunteers for their contributions to health-care in the region.
“National Volunteer Appreciation Week is a time to acknowledge volunteers for their dedication and for the valuable contribution made to those they help and support in our health care system,” says Ellis.
Michele Polinuk, board chair acknowledged volunteer’s work occurs year-round.
“On behalf of the residents, patients, the IERHA board of directors and staff in our facilities, we thank and applaud each volunteer for their tireless service throughout the year,” says Polinuk.
If you are interested in volunteering with the region, there are several opportunities available to support residents and patients including reading, doing activities and crafts, assisting with meal times, and transportation.
To identify your interest in volunteering and to discuss available opportunities, please contact Barb Ramsay, volunteer coordinator, [email protected], 1-855-494-7369 and provide your contact information, name and skillset/experience that you feel may be valuable.