Volunteering


Wendy, Horticulture Volunteer
I know it's a cliche but I truly get more from the residents than I give
Wendy, Volunteer

Yaletown House offers you a rewarding opportunity to maximize your potential while helping others. There are many ways to help and our volunteers come from a variety of different backgrounds; we have volunteers from schools, service clubs, the community, family members and individuals who may or may not have a connection to the facility. Anyone with a genuine interest in working with older adults can benefit becoming a volunteer at Yaletown House.

Volunteers help in a variety of programs:

We can set up a schedule to meet you needs as well as ours.  For an up to date listing of current volunteer positions click here: Opportunities

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator:

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Cori Witvoet at 604.806.4206 or email her at cwitvoet@yaletown.org. A volunteer package is available, which will provide you with an application form, details about our terms and conditions and list of the programs for volunteer support. If you would like to start the application process now,  please fill out the attached forms: Volunteer Application, Term and Conditions, and either drop off completed at Yaletown House (1099 Cambie Street) or fax it to Cori. at 604.662.7954.

Once the forms are complete, Cori will arrange an appointment with you so that you can discuss your role and set mutual goals. Prior to starting, you will receive a general orientation about Yaletown House followed by specific training to your new role. In addition, we provide ongoing training to ensure the effectiveness of each program.