Minds in Motion Program Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce)

Position ID: V-GRE0079
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2020

Opportunity Details: Minds in Motion Program Volunteer

Comments Minds in Motion is a community-based social program that incorporates physical and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage signs of Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their care partners
Contact Jennifer Isber-Legge, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Alzheimer Society Grey-Bruce; Phone: 519-376-7230; Email: jlegge@alzheimergreybruce.com
  • Help with the set up and clean up of refreshments, games, and activities for the program
  • Assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization. This may include spending one-on-one time with participants who need extra support
  • Under the direction of the Physical Activity Program Leader, provide one-on-one support to participants during the physical activity component of the program
  • Assist with any other required tasks
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Games ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Minds in Motion is an eight week program delivered once weekly
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Location Owen Sound, Markdale, Meaford, Hanover, Southampton
Number of Positions Markdale: 1 individual(s) ; Owen Sound: 1 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided
Transportation Car required
Police Check Required

Agency Details: Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce

Office Phone 519-376-7230
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-9013
Fax 519-376-2428
E-Mail info@alzheimergreybruce.com
Website alzheimer.ca/greybruce
Address & Map
753 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 2G9
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Mailing Address 753 2nd Ave E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 2G9