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About the Position
Position #: 19585
OrganizationAlzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington
Position: Social/Recreational Group Volunteers - Peer Connections
Location: 831 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Behind every person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. Recently amalgamated in 2014, the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington has been dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers in our community. Our dedicated board, staff and volunteers work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Description: The Alzheimer Society, in partnership with the City of Kitchener, will once again be offering a bi-weekly social group called Peer Connections, at Rockway Centre in Kitchener. Peer Connections offers a group for people living with dementia, and a concurrent group for care partners. These groups will be run simultaneously but separately.
Training Details: The group for people living with dementia will be facilitated by a City of Kitchener 'Inclusion' staff person, with support from trained Alzheimer Society volunteers.

The group for care partners will be supported during the meetings by trained Alzheimer Society volunteers, and as needed by an Alzheimer Society Staff member.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: 10.00 am to 12.30 pm (2.5 hours)- bi-weekly on Mondays
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Self-Motivation, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application File:
Website: http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/ww
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Barb Eastman-Lewin
Phone: 519-742-8518 Ext. 2019
Address: 831 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2B 2B4


Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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