Active Living Program Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce)

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Position ID: V-GRE0112 Last Modified: 05 Jul 2020 Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Isber-Legge, Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce; Phone: 519-376-7230; Email:
DutiesSupport our Social Recreation Coordinator with the delivery of varied programs for people living with dementia. 
- ensure that participants are engaged 
- some light set up and clean up of the space for each program 
- training as appropriate for each course 
- volunteers participate in the activities along with the participants - It's fun! 
- this program may be held virtually during the pandemic. A computer would be a requirement to volunteer in that case
BenefitsVolunteer will make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia in their community. This new opportunity is sure to be a lot of fun with activities ranging from photography and crafts to music, and from walking clubs to museums.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCulture & Heritage ; Music & Performing Arts ; Photography ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthPrograms will vary in different towns, some may be ongoing one day a week or month, some will be 6-8 week sessions several times a year. All programs would be 2hrs in length. 
This program is being held virtually during the pandemic
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Program is 2 hours in length
SeasonsYear Round ; Can be a seasonal commitment if the volunteer is only a part time resident in the area
AccessibilityNot Applicable ; The programs are offered in public spaces and accessibility will vary
LocationOwen Sound, Hanover, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton
Number of PositionsBruce County: 8 individual(s) ; Grey County: 8 individual(s) 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationCar required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsTransportation to the program is the responsibility of the volunteer
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce
Office Phone519-376-7230
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-9013
Address & Map
753 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2G9
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