Active Living Program Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce)

Position ID: V-GRE0112 Last Modified: 23 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 23 Nov 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 - It's fun!
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 and crafts 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 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.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Program is 2 hours in length
SeasonsYear Round ; Can be a seasonal commitment if the volunteer is only a part time resident in the area
AccessibilityNot Applicable ; The programs are offered in public spaces and accessibility will vary
LocationOwen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
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 Jan 2020
End Date31 Dec 2020
Agency Details
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