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Virtual Program Assistant

Minds in Motion

Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington


   About the Position

Impact Statement
The Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington's mission is to improve the quality of life for those living in our Community with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, and their care partners, through support, information, advocacy, education and promotion of research.

Description
Minds in Motion is a community-based social program that incorporates physical and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage signs of Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their care partners

Volunteers will assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator as follows:
- ensure participation and socialization
-attend to zoom functions such as the chat room and the participant section to allow individuals to enter the session and other technological details such as assistance in microphone or video instruction
- monitor the participants during the exercise component to ensure everyone is safe


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 18+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: training, orientation and support is provided
Working Conditions: This 8 week program is offered virtually
Accessibility:


Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime
Volunteers are needed for each 8 week session as follows:

Monday May 10th to Monday, June 28th from 12.45 pm to 2.30 pm (each Monday for 8 weeks - no session Monday, May 24th)
Thursday May 13th to Thursday, June 24th from 12.45 pm to 2.30 pm (each Thursday for 8 weeks)
Friday May 14th to Friday, July 2nd from 9.45 - 11.30 am (each Friday for 8 weeks)



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Computer Skills, Motivate Others, Sensitivity, Empathy
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
https://alzheimer.ca/en/ww
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Barb Eastman-Lewin
519-742-8518 Ext. 2019
831 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2B 2B4
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