Public Education Resource

(Alzheimer Society, Lindsay Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton)

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Position ID: V-PET0661 Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 Last Full Update: 15 Dec 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactShawna Peddar, Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton; Phone: 705-748-5131 ext 30; Email:
Duties* Manage the copying, compiling, and storage of education resource materials.  
* Assist with our First Link Learning Series: photocopy workbooks/handouts; prepare participant folders. 
* Client Resources: monitor supplies of client resources, replenish as needed; complete periodic inventory to assist Public Education staff with ordering. 
* Education Presentation Materials: copy and compile presentation resources for PE staff and volunteer presenters. 
* Information Fair Materials: monitor supplies in information fair cases and replenish as needed. 
* Lending Library: enter new resources into the library database system, conduct reminder calls to request returns  
* Resource Development: assist with researching new resources or preparing draft handouts on specific topics . 
* A/V & Equipment Inventory- periodic monitoring of presentation equipment to identify any missing items
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BenefitsThis role will produce a growing knowledge of dementia and the resources used to educate and support those affected by it. A sense of ownership for an area of responsibility that has significant impact on our client base.
ClientsIndividuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Training Programs) ; Office Administration
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Personable, reliable, detail oriented nature, organizational and planning skills  
Telephone skills, computer and copier skills, primarily Microsoft Word. 
High school students may apply however, due to the nature of our business hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) this may be a limited opportunity.
Commitment LengthWith understanding for the unexpected circumstances that can interrupt/end any sincere volunteer commitment, your investment in training and learning the role suggests committing to a minimum 1 year commitment as circumstances allow.
Interaction LevelMainly one of one with staff, clients & volunteers
Minimum Hours3.5 / Week
Dates and TimesWork will be ongoing and flexible, requiring approximately 1/2 day every two weeks completed during business hours of Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Preferred day negotiable.
SeasonsA year round function based on advance scheduling that accommodates working ahead to cover expected short-term leaves for vacation etc.
LocationLindsay Office - Mary St.
Number of PositionsKawartha Lakes: 1 individual(s) ; Lindsay: 1 individual(s) ; Peterborough: 1 individual(s) ; Peterborough (County of): 1 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingVolunteer Orientation, Health & Safety Training, Privacy Training, instruction on the use of various office equipment. Orientation to current resources and lending library.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society, Lindsay Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
Office Phone705-748-5131 - Peterborough / 705-878-0126 - Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
Toll Free Phone1-800-561-2588 - Peterborough / 1-800-765-0515 - Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
Fax705-748-6174 - Peterborough / 705-878-0127 - Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
Address & Map
55 Mary St W, Ste 201
Lindsay, ON K9V 5Z6
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Mailing Address183 Simcoe Street 
Peterborough, ON K9H 2H6