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Position # 4781
OrganizationAlzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington
Position Advisory Board Volunteer - Sharing Our Voices
Location Virtual Position
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 This role is suited for an individual living with dementia.
Join the “Sharing Our Voices” Advisory Board! We are looking for 4-6 creative and passionate volunteers for this exciting new program. The advisory board will help plan future offerings, troubleshoot challenges and take part in planning the annual showcase of artwork in our community.
“Sharing Our Voices” is an intergenerational program that brings high school students and people living with dementia together through storytelling and art experiences. This program gives participants the opportunity to build social connections and explore collaborative creative processes. Art pieces created as part of this program will be showcased throughout Waterloo Region.
Required Information Police Check: Required
Training Details • Mandatory general orientation for all new volunteer placements
• Program specific training
• Ongoing training and support through regular contact with the Program Coordinator
Working Conditions Working collaboratively as a group virtually over Zoom.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail Attend one meeting for 2.5 hours every other month. Meeting time to be determined.
Age 30+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Senior Services, Virtual Volunteering
How to Apply
Website http://www.alzheimerww.ca
Application Link:
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Contact Lorri Watamaniuk
Phone 519-742-8518
Address 831 Frederick St, Kitchener, ON, Canada Kitchener, N2B 2B4

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