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Position # 4815
OrganizationAlzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington
Position In Person Program Assistant - Minds in Motion - Guelph
Location West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd S, Guelph, ON, Canada
Impact Statement Behind every person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. The Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington is dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia and their caregivers in our community. Our dedicated board, staff and volunteers work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Description 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 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.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
•To provide support to the staff lead before, during and after the weekly program. The in person program volunteer will be assisting staff with recreation program set up and take down, tending to participants while staff completes COVID-19 check in, assisting with sanitizing of equipment after the class etc. Full training will be provided prior to starting the role.
•Have engaging and meaningful conversations that include a guided recreational activity and mental stimulation activity to a person living with dementia in a group setting.
Required Information References Required
Training Details Training is provided and ongoing
Minimum Duration 6 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Mondays / Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am (Guelph)

Mondays 9:30-11:30am (Cambridge)
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Healthcare , Recreation/Sports, Senior Services
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Contact Tom Connelly
Phone 519-742-8518 Ext. 2028
Address 831 Frederick St, Kitchener, ON, Canada Kitchener, N2B 2B4

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