Snoezelen Volunteer
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring, Others
Organization types: Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: October 31, 2022
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Description

Snoezelen is sensory therapy that has proven effective in calming those who have been diagnosed with dementia. It is believed that this non-threatening environment offers gentle stimulation that reduces tension, replenishes the spirit and allows recuperation. Sensory products and environments can be used to cam and reduce agitation through the relaxing smells and textures. The goal is focused on the resident with the goal of cognitive awareness and to engage in meaningful interactions using a variety of visuals, music, sounds and invigorating smells. You will be required to provide a copy of your booster shot and a police check. This position is for volunteers over the age of 18.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Volunteers will learn a variety of techniques that can be used to calm difficult situations.
How will the organization benefit?
We cannot run our programs without the support of volunteers.
Volunteer location:
77 Monk Street Ottawa Ontario K1S 5A7

Contact

Lonelle Butler
@The Glebe Centre
613-238-2727
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: 3
Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting, Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring, Others
You will be helping with: Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
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