Virtual Reality Volunteer
Volunteer Types: Companionship/Visiting, Entertainment, Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring
Organization types: Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: January 31, 2023
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Description

Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated environment in which images and objects to be real giving the impression that they are completely immersed in their surroundings. VR can provide a platform for seniors to socialize and participate in activities that are difficult due to advancing age. VR serves as a portal through which seniors can relive, reconnect, and re-inspire their lives. VR can be used as a form of reminiscence therapy.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is a fun activity in which the volunteer can journey along with the resident. The volunteer can 'travel' along with the resident.
How will the organization benefit?
We cannot provide activities for our residents 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, Entertainment, Health Care, Mental Health, Mentoring
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Men, Seniors, Women

Volunteer Considerations

  • Vulnerable sector check required
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