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Program Assistant - In Person

Minds in Motion in Waterloo, Cambridge, & Fergus

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. Join our team of dedicated board, staff and volunteers working to help our clients live their best day!

We are looking for volunteers to assist our staff leads with this fun and interactive program.
Minds in Motion is presented in person and combines physical activity and mental stimulation to the participants.
Minds in Motion unfolds to laughter and chatter, with new friendships forming and stories being shared. Participants have early to mid-stage signs of dementia and are accompanied by their caregivers.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Health Care / Wellness, Recreation/Sports, Senior Services

Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Facilitation and Training, Motivate Others, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: •Mandatory general orientation for all new volunteer placements
•All Mind in Motion volunteers will attend a training program that will consist of core information about the Mind in Motion Program. Volunteers will also be trained on specific policies and procedures that are relevant to this position. The required training will be completed prior to beginning. Prior to the online training the volunteer will receive the “Volunteer Manual” and be asked to review it prior to attending their training session.
•Ongoing training and support through regular contact with the Program Coordinators.
Working Conditions: •In person
•Physically able to assist staff with program set up and take down
•Must bring proof of COVID-19 vaccine and Government issued ID to EVERY class
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Daytime
Fergus on Thursdays from 12:30pm-3:30pm (2 people)
Cambridge on Tuesdays from 1:30pm-3:30pm (2 people)
Waterloo on Thursdays, 9:30am-11:30am

   Contact Information
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Tom Connelly
519-742-8518 Ext. 2028
831 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2B 2B4

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