Volunteer at Selis Manor

Our Volunteers Make a Difference in Our Community

Dear Prospective Volunteers,

At Selis Manor, we are committed to enhancing the lives of individuals with visual and other impairments, and promoting their independence. Our mission is to provide a better quality of life for our residents, and we rely on the support and dedication of volunteers like you to help us achieve this goal. Whether you have a few hours to spare each week or are looking for a more long-term commitment, we invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of our residents.

As a volunteer at Selis Manor, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our residents, providing a wide range of support and assistance. From our daily volunteer reading services to our laptop lending program, tech discussions, and social services support, there are many ways to get involved and make a meaningful impact. Our residents rely on the kindness and compassion of volunteers like you to help them stay connected, engaged, and independent.

If you are passionate about helping others, and are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of those around you, we invite you to join us. By volunteering at Selis Manor, you will not only be providing invaluable support to our residents, but you will also be joining a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded individuals. Thank you for considering this opportunity, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.


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Be a Champion

Being a Companion at Selis Manor gives you the opportunity to make a new friend while helping a resident live an independent life. Companions help residents with daily tasks such as:

  • Reading mail, emails, and other materials to residents
  • Running errands 
  • Helping out around the house
  • Going for a walk and having a conversation

Share Your Expertise

Share your talents and passions with our residents. You get to do what you love, and they learn to love something new! We’re always open to new ideas, so here are some general ideas to get you started:

  • Teach a class
  • Help with paperwork
  • Plan entertainment
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Help Around the Manor

Selis Manor is always in need of volunteers to help out around the manor with day to day tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and catering events. Any help you can give is welcome and appreciated.

Learn + Educate

If you’re new to interacting with the visually impaired community, we are excited to have you! Visit our Resources page for helpful tips on best interacting with someone who is visually impaired.

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