Adult Day Program Assistant

(Alzheimer Society of Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH1257 Last Modified: 04 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMarc Battaglini, Adult Day Program Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Durham Region; Phone: 905-576-2567; Email: volunteer@alzheimerdurham.com
DutiesAssist with the Young Onset Dementia program * meet and greet guests, help to serve snack, lunch, and coffee/tea * help participants with programs and encourage social engagement
More Info Linkhttps://alzheimer.ca/en/durham/Get-involved/Volunteer
BenefitsGain professional experience in a day program and work with people who are living with Young Onset Dementia * receive training specific to the field  
 
Support a larger cause and help raise awareness for the Alzheimer Society and people living with dementia and their care partners
ClientsPeople living with Young Onset Dementia
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestProgram Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Program runs in 10 week blocks
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am-3:30 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am-3:30 pm) 
 
Choose one 3.5 hour shift time
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationAlzheimer Durham, 1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Whitby 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided - Everything that is necessary to be successful in this role ; Training is required ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline10 Apr 2019
Cost$20 for a Vulnerable Sector Check
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameAlzheimer Society of Durham Region
Office Phone905-576-2567
Toll Free Phone1-888-301-1106
Fax905-576-2033
E-Mailinformation@alzheimerdurham.com
Websitewww.alzheimer.ca/durham
Address & Map
1600 Champlain Ave, Ste 202
Whitby, ON L1N 9B2
 
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