Activity Assistant

(VON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre)

Position ID: V-NLD0136 Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 Last Full Update: 19 Oct 2016
Opportunity Details
ContactAmanda Kooistra; Phone: 905-269-3941; Email: amanda.kooistra@von.ca
DutiesAssist staff working with adult clients who have Alzheimer's or related dementia. Volunteers assist with programming and one to one activities making the clients time at the Adult Day Service as enjoyable and safe as possible. For more information on Adult Day Services and how volunteers enhance client participation, please call Lori.
BenefitsVery supportive and friendly environment. 
Providing a much appreciated respite service that benefits both the client and their caregiver.
ClientsSeniors.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; Experience with older persons and/or persons with dementia is helpful. Must also be friendly, caring, and patient.
Minimum Hours2
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Number of PositionsCobourg: 6 individual(s)
TrainingOrientation to VON and Adult Day Programming; On the job training. Ongoing training includes opportunities through inservices and workshops.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 26 Apr 2006
Agency Details
Organization NameVON Canada - Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward Site, Cobourg, Northumberland Adult Day Centre
Office Phone905-269-3941
Address & Map
700 D'arcy St, Unit 18
Cobourg, ON