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Virtual Assistant Volunteer

Minds in Motion

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!

Are you interested in a social opportunity that mixes recreation with learning? Why not offer your services to a popular program? We are looking for volunteers to assist our staff leads with this fun and interactive program.

Minds in Motion is presented online using Zoom 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+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Mandatory general orientation as well as all Mind in Motion volunteers attend a training program that will consist of core information about the 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: Virtual group program over Zoom

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Start Date:2021-09-01
End Date:2021-12-01
Weekday - Daytime
2 hours per week (Groups take place through the week and the volunteer will be assigned to a specific group).8-week program

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Computer Skills, Accountability, Empathy, Playing
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
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Kathy Irwin
519-742-1422 Ext. 2045
831 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2B 2B4
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