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Music Therapy Volunteer

Organization: The Glebe Centre

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

Description

Our Music Therapist requires volunteers to set up the music therapy space and escort residents to the session. Volunteers will help residents engage in group singing, dance and help with instruments and then participate in the program. We require support on the following days/times: SUNDAY MORNINGS EVERY OTHER WEEK 9:30 - 11:30, TUESDAYS AND THURSDAY AFTERNOONS 1:30 - 3:30 EVERY OTHER WEEK AND SATURDAY MORNINGS, EVERY OTHER WEEK 9:30 - 11:30.

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: Entertainment; Health Care

You will be working with: LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Music has an amazing impact on memory and volunteers will be part of a program that allows our residents to socialize and engage in a fun activity.

How will the organization benefit?
Therapeutic music with a Music Therapist can have amazing benefits for seniors in long term care. Behaviors and boredom are mitigated when seniors are fully engaged in programming.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

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