Social Recreation Support Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce)

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Position ID: V-GRE0112 Last Modified: 15 Jun 2019 Last Full Update: 15 Jun 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Isber-Legge, Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce; Phone: 519-376-7230; Email:
DutiesSupport 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
BenefitsVolunteer 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 to music, and from walking clubs to museums.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Music & Performing Arts ; Photography ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthPrograms will run in 4-8 week sessions of two-three hours. We ask for commitment for the full session, and also for volunteers to participate in sessions that are appropriate to them for one year from training.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round ; Can be a seasonal commitment if the volunteer is only a part time resident in the area
AccessibilityThe programs are offered in public spaces and accessibility will vary
LocationBruce County and Grey County Communities
Number of PositionsBruce County: 8 individual(s) ; Grey County: 8 individual(s) 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationCar required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTransportation to the program is the responsibility of the volunteer
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 01 Jul 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Office Phone519-376-7230
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-9013
Address & Map
753 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2G9
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