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VIRTUAL - Minds in Motion Virtual Program Assistant

(Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Office)

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Position ID: V-GUE3259 Last Modified: 03 May 2021 Last Full Update: 31 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementTo Live Their Best Day
ContactBarb Eastman-Lewin, Events & Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington; Phone: (519) 742 8518 ext 2019; Fax: (519)742-1862; Email:
DutiesYou believe in supporting individuals living with dementia and their care partners to live their best day 
As a Minds in Motion Virtual Program Assistant you will assist the Minds in Motion Coordinator to ensure activity participation and socialization; attend to the zoom functions such as the chat room and participation section to allow individuals into 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; work in partnership with the Minds in Motion coordinator on program content if interested in sharing ideas
Sustainable Development GoalsPartnerships to achieve the Goal
BenefitsOur mission is to improve the quality of life for those living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, and their care partners
ClientsIndividuals living in our community with Alzheimer's or other dementias; and their carepartners
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Senior's Activity Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Team Work ; Individuals interested in volunteers may also have an interest in Therapeutic Recreation
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) - 8 week session (3 hours per week)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesA volunteer is needed for one of the following 8 week time sessions - outlined as follows: 
Monday, May 10th to Monday, June 28th (inclusive) from 12.45 am to 2.30 pm (no session on Monday, May 24th) 
Thursday, May 13th to Thursday, June 24th (inclusive) from 12.45 am to 2.30 pm 
Friday, May 14th to Friday, July 2nd (inclusive) from 9.45 am to 11.30 am
AccessibilityThis is a virtual volunteer opportunity
Number of PositionsAberfoyle ; Arthur ; Elora ; Erin ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Rockwood 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationThis is a virtual volunteer opportunity. Volunteers will need to have computer and internet access.
Application Deadline15 Apr 2021
Police CheckRequired
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Start DateOn or after 10 May 2021
End Date02 Jul 2021
Display Until30 Apr 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Office
Office Phone519-836-7672
Address & Map
69 Huron St
Guelph, ON N1E 5L6
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Mailing Address831 Frederick St 
Kitchener, ON N2B 2B4