Bring your pets to a care home

The volunteer service department for Leoville, Spiritwood and Hafford is in need of caring, compassionate and committed volunteers to fill the following service positions:

Pet Therapy – Hafford Special Care Home 306-549-2018. Volunteers with well-trained, friendly pets may visit the residents at the nursing homes. The pets must meet the necessary requirements prior to visiting. Shifts are once or twice per week with flexible hours.

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Activity Programs – Evergreen Health Centre, Leoville, 306-984-2136. Volunteers will assist the staff with activities and set up for such. Duties include assisting with crafts, shopping trips, birthday parties, special functions, music therapy, exercise programs, bowling groups, horticulture, painting, baking and other activities. Programs change periodically. Shifts are 9 a.m. to noon or 12:45 to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Special groups or individuals — Spiritwood and District Health Complex 306-883-4432.  These volunteers entertain, give presentations, prepare birthday parties, provide cakes and sing for the patients and residents.

Anyone interested in this or any other volunteer service position, or anyone with a skill or talent to share with the patients, residents or clients, can call a local health care facility to apply. The volunteer services department can be reached at 306-765-6010, by email at or at



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April 22, 2019 POLL

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