Speakers Bureau

(Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie)

Position ID: V-MID0648
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2023
Last Full Update: 23 Feb 2023

Opportunity Details: Speakers Bureau

Contact Administrative Assitant, Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-722-1066 * 1-800-265-5391; Email: simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca

To fulfill speaking engagements in the community on behalf of the Alzheimer Society with the purpose of educating listeners about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as the challenges and needs of caregivers and developments in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 
Volunteers will be asked to speak to groups varying in size, from 5 to 250. Volunteers will be assigned to groups sizes in their comfort level.

More Info Link www.alzheimersociety.ca/simcoecounty
Benefits Opportunity to use/develop a skill which you enjoy. Meet new people and groups in the community. 
Assist in the education of the public about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Clients General public
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Advocacy ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Marketing & Promotions
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills - Use of laptop ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Translation & Languages ; Able to learn material and present it in an interesting and understandable manner.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Community groups extend invitation to the Alzheimer Society for a Guest Speaker
Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group ; Groups vary in size. Speakers are placed with group sizes in their comfort level.
Minimum Hours 2
Accessibility Unknown ; Accessibility depends upon the meeting location of the community group
Location Simcoe County
Number of Positions Alliston: 1 individual(s) ; Barrie: 1 individual(s) ; Bradford West Gwillimbury: 1 individual(s) ; Collingwood: 1 individual(s) ; Midland: 1 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total. 
The Alzheimer Society receives requests for presentation throughout Simcoe County. Our goal is to have volunteers speak to groups in their own community.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
Transportation Car required ; Volunteers provide own transportation to speaking engagements. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Barrie

Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
E-Mail Simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Website alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Address & Map
20 Anne St S
Unit 3
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 2C6
Mailing Address PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 5R4