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Rideaucrest Home's volunteer fair is on May 23

May 19, 2015 -

Know someone who would enjoy volunteering to garden, lead tours or work in a coffee shop or boutique? 

Rideaucrest Home, the City of Kingston's long-term care facility, is holding a volunteer recruitment fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 23 in the family room at 175 Rideau St. 

"Our wonderful volunteers create and enjoy meaningful experiences and enrich the lives of residents," says Shiela Thompson, supervisor resident programs and services. 

Staff will be on hand to speak to what each opportunity involves.

Students: volunteering at Rideaucrest can go toward the mandatory 40 hours of volunteer service required to attain your secondary school diploma (volunteers must be 16 years of age or older).  

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.