Parkinson Disease SAFEx Volunteer

(Parkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group)

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Position ID: V-CWD0397 Last Modified: 04 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactNathalie Beaulieu, Program Manager, The Collingwood Squash and Wellness Centre; Phone: 416-294-1235; Email:
DutiesThe PD SAFEx Volunteer: 
● Greets participants on arrival and helps them set up.  
● Guides and assists the participants during the exercise sessions.  
● Encourages the participants to “try their best” to complete the exercises as demonstrated. 
● Collaborates with the other PD SAFEx Volunteers and the Personal Trainers delivering the program.
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ClientsIndividuals with Living with Parkinson
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestPhysical Fitness & Exercise ; Rehabilitation Support
Skills/ExperienceCustomer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Potential volunteers with some knowledge of the Parkinson’s disease is an asset. Experience with a family member or a friend living with Parkinson’s is helpful. Clinical rehabilitation and fitness knowledge of Parkinson’s is helpful.
Commitment LengthTime Commitment: The PD SAFEx Volunteer will provide 1.5 hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the 12 week program period. Volunteers can select 1, 2 or 3 days of volunteering per week and must be consistent.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours1
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (11 am-12 noon) 
Wednesday: Morning (11 am-12 noon) 
Friday: Morning (11 am-12 noon)
SeasonsFall ; program will be repeated in January
AccessibilityNot Accessible ; Involves walking with participants and helping them do the exercises.
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationMust drive yourself to the Collingwood Squash and Wellness Centre located at 90 High St, Collingwood
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameParkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group
Toll Free Phone1-800-565-3000
Address & Map
58 George St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 2E4
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Mailing Addressc/o Parkinson Canada 
4211 Yonge St, Ste 316 
Toronto, ON M2P 2A9