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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.

This role is suited for an individual living with dementia.
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.
“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: 30+

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services

Skill(s): Team Building, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Creating, Designing

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.
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Start Date:2022-02-01
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.

   Contact Information
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Lorri Watamaniuk
519-742-1422 Ext. 2045
831 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2B 2B4
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Outside Waterloo Region,Virtual

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