Organization: The Glebe Centre
Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 5
Location: Ottawa - South
Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity Address
77 Monk Street Ottawa On K1S 5A7
Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Communications and Marketing; Health Care; Mentoring
You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will participate in a journey down memory lane with residents who are experiencing cognitive impairment. The volunteer will use their skill set to further elicit memories with appropriate questions.
How will the organization benefit?
Scientists believe that the mental and physical stimulation produces dopamine in the brain which has the potential to affect memory management in a profound way.
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes