Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society
Disabilities - Intellectual
400 906 Roderick Ave, Coquitlam, BC
To partner with individuals of diverse abilities to lead healthy, fulfilling lives by providing a foundation of support.
How can I help?
to learn how your can help Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society.
What volunteers have to say ...
""Volunteering with Howe Sound was an amazing experience. I got to help people just by reading to them, playing board games and doing sports. As a student it was a great way to earn volunteer hours, gain experience in the field, and network. I highly recommend volunteering with HSRSS" "
VOLUNTEER BENEFITS at HSRSS
• To gain experience in the community & social services sector
• To expand future job opportunities
• To develop and establish professional relationships
• To network with professionals in the field
• To gain leadership and grow professionally and personally
• To be part of team environment and many more!
Recruitment and Screening
Prior to becoming a volunteer with Howe Sound Rehabilitation Services Society volunteers must provide a clear criminal record search and a completed application form at the first interview. During the interview process a series of questions and scenarios are asked focusing on competency, suitability and personality.
Here are some specific areas where volunteers can lend a helping hand:
◾Day program aid/activity aid
◾One to one buddy/Leisure buddy
◾Fund raising volunteer
◾Special events volunteer
◾Swim Program Assistant
◾Meal preparation assistant
◾Office administration volunteer