Capilano Community Services Society (Group Support Volunteer – My Lions Gate BREAK)

Organization Name: Capilano Community Services Society
Opportunity Title: Group Support Volunteer – My Lions Gate BREAK
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 13, 2022
End Date: June 13, 2025

Email: marjorie@capservices.ca
Website: https://www.capservices.ca/
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

We are looking for Group Support Volunteers to assist Seniors’ Hub staff to provide meaningful activities for adults living with dementia in a welcoming, relaxed and supportive environment.

What You Will be Doing

• Welcoming and talking to people with mild to moderate Dementia
• Assisting with a variety of fun interactive activities such as arts & crafts, games, social events and outings
• Preparing and distributing refreshments
• Helping with program set-up & clean-up

Qualifications

• Can demonstrate patience, empathy and compassion
• Have good verbal communication and listening skills
• Interest in learning about Dementia and its impact on people
• Successful completion of Criminal Record Check

Time Commitment

4-8 hours per week.  Program runs Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Location

Lions Gate Community Recreation Centre – North Vancouver (near Marine Drive & Capilano Road)

Benefits

Make life better for those living with dementia in your community

Meet new people, gain new skills and have fun

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