Recreation Program Assistant


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

231 Water St. Port Perry: Scugog Memorial Library26 Beech Ave, Bowmanville: Older Adults Assoc.Douglas Crossing: 6 Douglas Rd, UxbridgePickering, Bowmanville, Uxbridge, Port Perry, Durham L1N 9B2CA
Help for today, hope for tomorrow.

About

Position Title: Recreation Program Assistant - Volunteer

Minimum Age: 14

Reports To: Program Coordinator or Program Leader

Position Summary: ASDR offers a wider range of physical and social recreation opportunities including; arts, choir, walking programs, coffee socials, exercise programs, and knitting lessons. By applying for this position you are applying to have access to the full range of recreation assistant positions. Contact volunteer@alzheimerdurahm.com to learn more to and to get involved in your community.

Role Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Assist the Instructor in facilitating a program of your choice
  • Meet, greet, and social with people who are living with dementia, care partners, volunteers, and other staff members
  • Participate in scheduled programing and provide leadership and support to others
  • Help to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere for new and returning clients
  • Help with the set up and take down process including the physical arrangement of the room as well as planning and preparing for activities
*Recreation assistant positions are available at a variety of position throughout the Durham region for a range of positions.

Skills

  • Painting
  • Music Therapy
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Crocheting
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies from 3 hrs/ week - 2 hrs/ month

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