Seated Exercise Assistant
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Volunteer Types: Disability Support, Health Care
Organization types: Disabilities, Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens, Sports and Recreation
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: June 16, 2023
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Description

Volunteers with the seated exercise program will need to complete the following task for the position;
– Support to and from the program space for residents. This will include the need to push wheelchairs, training will be provided
-Support to engage residents in the program with positive supportive verbal encourage
-Potential to lead group under program facilitator supervision

This program runs on the following dates/times. In order to be successful volunteer applicants must be available for 1 or more of the listed times.
Weekly Friday Mornings 9:30-11
Biweekly Monday Mornings 9:30-11 (opposite week from the Tuesday)
Biweekly Tuesday Mornings 9:30-11 (opposite week from the Monday)

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The volunteer will gain experience in supporting older adults living with dementia and other cognitive/ physical impairments to participate meaningfully in physical activities that meet their needs. Volunteers will gain experience related to program adaptations and facilitation techniques.
How will the organization benefit?
Through volunteer support of the seated exercise program a larger number of residents will be supported to confidently participate in physical activity.
Volunteer location:
77 Monk Street Please note that we are not able to provide parking near the home. There is free on street parking with a time limit of 2 hours and secure underground parking at Lansdowne TD place that can be validated for $2 for 4 hours, this is only aviaible to volunteers on weekdays from 8-4pm. The bright side we are on direct bus routes 6 and 7 that have stops right in front of the Centre on Bank street. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause or impact it has on you being able to volunteer with us.

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: 2
Good for people interested in: Disability Support, Health Care
You will be helping with: Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
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