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Java Music Volunteer

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Organization: The Glebe Centre

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Description

We require a volunteer to support our Music Therapist in our Java Music program. The volunteer would engage our seniors in group discussions/reminiscing. The volunteer does not need be able to play an instrument but should be able to sing along and have an interest in music. Training is provided and there is a binder to use for support. Strategic questions are provided to allow residents to reminisce.

Contact

Lonelle Butler

613 238-2727

Ext: 353

volunteer@glebecentre.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
77 Monk Street

Details

Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Health Care; Companionship/Visiting; Mentoring

You will be working with: Men; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer should be outgoing with an interest in developing meaningful relationships with our residents. Volunteer should be motivated with initiative to lead a group. Volunteers will learn first hand how memories can impact behaviors and have a beneficial impact on isolated seniors.

How will the organization benefit?
This activity engages our residents in a meaningful activity that encourages reminiscing. Residents with guidance can have discussions that in turn allow for more social engagement.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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