Maison André-Gratton was built with help from our generous donors. We would like to thank them from the bottom of our heart. Their generosity helped us change the life of hundreds of families.
The Lighthouse, Children and Families could not pursue its mission without help from its many donors, sponsors and partners. We would like to thank the companies, foundations and individuals who raise awareness about the reality faced by terminally sick children and their families, and thus act as ambassadors for this cause.
Thank you for being Guardians of the Lighthouse!
Please refer to our events calendar to find out more about the Guardians of the Lighthouse activities.
Document to come.
VOLUNTEER FOR RESPITE SERVICES
In-home respite service: Volunteers are matched with a family and provide in-home respite services on a regular basis. Their role is to be a friendly, fun and entertaining presence for sick children and their siblings. Parents can thus take a few hours to rest or see to their other responsibilities.
On-site respite service at Maison André-Gratton: Volunteers entertain and divert the children, but also help the treatment team for non-medical care like feeding children at mealtimes.
All of our volunteers are fully trained. Throughout the 18-hour training program, they are introduced to the different dimensions of accompaniment. The program includes different thematic modules:
- Ethical principles and the role of a volunteer;
- Children and adolescents with serious illnesses – Issues, care and precautions
- Listening skills and support
- Psychosocial dimensions of serious illnesses in children and adolescents
- Death and mourning
- The importance of play
SUPPORT THE ORGANIZATION
Every week, volunteers contribute to the Lighthouse’s operations, whether by receipting donations or planning fundraising activities. Their help is very precious and greatly appreciated.
Are you passionate about math or computers? Do you know how to sew? Got a green thumb? You like to cook? Have great people skills? Speak several languages? We offer many volunteering opportunities.
Please contact the Volunteers Coordinator at 514 787-8817 or by email at email@example.com. She will gladly help you choose the best option to make your volunteering experience a great success.
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