Are you a senior who needs help with odd jobs? The Youth for Seniors project is ready to help you. Call Morag Ramsey

Youth for Seniors is ready to help

Are you a senior who needs some assistance with odd jobs around the house and garden?

Are you a senior who needs some assistance with odd jobs around the house and garden but can’t afford to hire someone?

Youth for Seniors can help.

The Youth for Seniors project is a free “odd job” service offered by The John Howard Society of North Island (JHSNI) for seniors who are in need of assistance with household chores. These jobs are completed by youth who are looking to gain valuable work experience and employment skills. The youth are supervised by a JHSNI staff member and are paid an hourly wage for their work. This project was made possible thanks to funding provided by Service Canada – Canada Summer Jobs and generous donations from members of the community.

“Youth for Seniors gives youth the opportunity to connect with different members of the community while acquiring valuable work experience,” said Morag Ramsey, Youth for Seniors Coordinator. “It’s a win-win situation for both the youth and the senior. The seniors appreciate the help and the youth gain experience to build their resume.”

Wondering what kinds of jobs Youth for Seniors can help you with? Our youth perform tasks such as yard work, light housekeeping, cleaning your car, and other odd jobs. If you are a senior who is in need of some assistance with household chores, contact Youth for Seniors Coordinator, Morag Ramsey, at 250-203-5044.