Active Living Program Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce)

Position ID: V-GRE0112
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2020

Opportunity Details: Active Living Program Volunteer

Contact Jennifer Isber-Legge, Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce; Phone: 519-376-7230; Email:
    Support our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia.
  • Ensure that participants are engaged
  • Some light set up and clean up of the space for each program
  • Training as appropriate for each course
  • Volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants - It's fun!
  • This program may be held virtually during the pandemic. A computer would be a requirement to volunteer in that case
Benefits Volunteer will make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia in their community. This new opportunity is sure to be a lot of fun with activities ranging from photography and crafts to music, and from walking clubs to museums.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Culture & Heritage ; Music & Performing Arts ; Photography ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment Length Programs will vary in different towns, some may be ongoing one day a week or month, some will be 6-8 week sessions several times a year. All programs would be 2hrs in length. 
This program is being held virtually during the pandemic
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Accessibility Not Applicable ; The programs are offered in public spaces and accessibility will vary
Location Owen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
Number of Positions Bruce County: 8 individual(s) ; Grey County: 8 individual(s) 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Car required
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Transportation to the program is the responsibility of the volunteer

Agency Details: Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce

Office Phone 519-376-7230
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-9013
Fax 519-376-2428
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