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Memory Care

Resident Dementia Program


   About the Position

Impact Statement
A community where all children, youth, adults and families experience mental wellness, financial stability and a safe place to live.

Volunteers are needed for friendly 1:1 visits and to support organized recreation and creative progrmaming.

You can assist in bringing residents to the Great Hall for social hour, to the chapel for musical concerts and assist with happy hour.

Volunteers should possess a good level of patience, compassion, ability to engage in conversation, clear communication. Ability to play a musical instrument or sing is considered an asset.

Gentle Persuasive Approach and experience with diffusing aggressive behavior is also an asset.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services

Skill(s): Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Empathy, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Dementia, Health and Safety, WHMIS Training available.
Working Conditions: Within the facility with staff support.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Monday-Friday between 9:00am-4:00pm

   Contact Information
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Verity Suntz
519-884-1666 Ext. 1238
139 Father David Bauer Drive Waterloo, N2L 6L1

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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