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Support Group Facilitator

Parkinson Support Group

Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario is the regional voice of people living with Parkinson's in Southwestern Ontario. Our purpose to ease the burden and find a cure through support services, education, advocacy and research.

This position will work in conjunction with PSSO staff to provide education and support at monthly group meetings to clients living with Parkinson’s, their care partners and family members. The Support Group Facilitator will provide leadership and create a safe and empathetic space for clients to share experiences, ideas, and feelings. This role will also help address challenges, encourage the development of supportive relationships, and provide an overall inclusive atmosphere where people can be themselves.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Leadership/Management

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Manage Meetings & Groups, Motivate Others, Accountability, Empathy

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: ORIENTATION:
Every new volunteer will receive an overall organizational volunteer orientation, and this position will receive additional Support Group Facilitator Orientation & Training.
Working Conditions: WORK ENVIORNMENT:
• In-Person work environment
• Independent role, with ongoing support from Coordinator of Programs & Services
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime
Second Thursday of each month

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Meagan Warwick
519-652-9437 Ext. 207
4096 Meadowbrook Drive, London, N6L 1G4
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Outside Waterloo Region,Virtual
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