DrumFIT Program Assistant
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Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Health Care, Mediation and Facilitation, Mental Health, Sports
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Disabilities, Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens, Sports and Recreation, Women
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: November 24, 2023
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Description

Volunteers with the Drum fit Program will complete the following task to support the home area Program Facilitator in guiding the residents through the program
– Aiding to gathering equipment and set up for program
-Escorting residents to the program space. This will including pushing wheelchairs, training will be provided.
– Participate in program with residents, assist residents through out program through cueing and encouragement

Volunteers with the Drum Fit program must have Tuesday afternoon availability of 1.5 hours between 1pm-4pm.

For more information on the DrumFIT program please visit the below website

https://www.drumfit.com/for-seniors

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Through their support the volunteer will engage and support older adults living with dementia and other cognitive/physical impairments that impact their daily life. The volunteer will gain knowledge related to the understanding of physical and social interventions on the well-being of older adults. They will learn skills related to meaningful communication and cueing.
How will the organization benefit?
The success of our Drum Fit program is reliant on a large number of residents being meaningfully engaged throughout the length of the program. The volunteers support will help to ensure smooth transition into and out of the program, increase social interaction and engagement for the residents. The volunteer role will be support our program facilitator throughout the process.
Volunteer location:
77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario * Street parking or paid by volunteer parking available, on OC Transpo Route 6 and 7

Contact

Bridget MacInnis
@The Glebe Centre
613-238-2727
Ext: 353
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Disability Support, Health Care, Mediation and Facilitation, Mental Health, Sports
You will be helping with: Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

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