Programs and Services
Trained volunteers provide timely telephone support, evidence-based information and links to valuable community resources to moms who wish to breastfeed.
Volunteers provide assistance and support at clinic sites during seasonal immunization campaigns and enhance KFL&A Public Health’s response to public health emergencies.
Trained volunteers share their knowledge about healthy eating and safe food handling with KFL&A community members.
Early Expressions Preschool Speech & Language Volunteers
Early Expressions supports two areas of volunteering. The program accepts two students, considering this field of study or in need of clinical observation time to be accepted into a Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program, each year. KFL&A Public Health provide each student with 10 hours of direct clinical observation time under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist and the opportunity to observe and learn about infant hearing screening with newborns. Adult volunteers with special needs through a partnership with Community Living Kingston contribute on-site to the program by maintaining the toys and equipment used in therapy, such as cleaning and maintaining toys and materials. Orientation and training are provided as appropriate for the role and responsibilities of the volunteer.
Falls Prevention Ambassador Volunteer
Trained volunteers provide accurate, reliable, and current information on falls prevention to community groups in order to increase awareness that most falls are predictable and preventable.
Flu Shot Clinic Volunteers
In the fall, KFL&A Public Health holds free Flu Shot Clinics across the KFL&A area. Volunteers help with various duties at these community clinics.
Volunteers meet weekly to assist with various health promotion and health protection projects and events. They may also have the opportunity to assist with special projects that allow for leadership and independent learning opportunities.
Rolling on the Runway Volunteer
Volunteers assist with set-up and ensure the safety of participants, during this yearly event that promotes the benefits of physical activity and safe cycling practice for all ages
Volunteers lead weekly winter indoor walks, support and encourage the program participants, and promote walking as a safe and fun physical activity.