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Advisory Board Volunteer

Sharing Our Voices

Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington


   About the Position

Impact Statement
The Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington is dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia and their caregivers in our community.

Description
Join the “Sharing Our Voices” Advisory Board! We are looking for 4-6 creative and passionate volunteers for this exciting new program. The advisory board will help plan future offerings, troubleshoot challenges and take part in planning the annual showcase of artwork in our community.

This role would be well suited for an individual living with dementia.

“Sharing Our Voices” is an intergenerational program that brings high school students and people living with dementia together through storytelling and art experiences. This program gives participants the opportunity to build social connections and explore collaborative creative processes. Art pieces created as part of this program will be showcased throughout Waterloo Region.


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 16+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: • Mandatory general orientation for all new volunteer placements
• Program specific training
• Ongoing training and support through regular contact with the Program Coordinator

Working Conditions: Working collaboratively as a group virtually over Zoom.
Accessibility:


Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Start Date:2021-09-01
End Date:2022-09-01
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Attend one meeting for 2.5 hours every other month. Meeting time to be determined.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services, Special Events
Skill(s): Plan and Coordinate, Event Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
https://alzheimer.ca/en/ww
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Kathy Irwin
519-742-1422 Ext. 2045
831 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2B 2B4
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