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Adult Day Program

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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: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Apr 30, 2019

Description

Adult Day Programs provide supervised programming in a group setting for dependent adults in the early stages of dementia who are still living at home. The program is structured to provide engaging activities, companionship and social engagement. Volunteers would need to commit to a full day of volunteering on Tuesdays for a period of no less than six months.

Contact

Lonelle Butler

613 238 2727

Ext: 353

volunteer@glebecentre.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7

Details

Good for people interested in: Health Care

You will be working with: Men; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This opportunity would allow the volunteer to understand the dementia journey and also understand how programming can help folks to retain some independence and remain socially active.

How will the organization benefit?
The programs requires a ratio of staff/volunteers to clients. We cannot run programming without volunteers and in some cases programming is cancelled due to a lack of volunteers.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - Seniors

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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