Parkinson Disease SAFEx Volunteer
(Parkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group)
|Contact||Nathalie Beaulieu, Program Manager, The Collingwood Squash and Wellness Centre; Phone: 416-294-1235; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||The PD SAFEx Volunteer: |
● Greets participants on arrival and helps them set up.
● Guides and assists the participants during the exercise sessions.
● Encourages the participants to “try their best” to complete the exercises as demonstrated.
● Collaborates with the other PD SAFEx Volunteers and the Personal Trainers delivering the program.
|More Info Link||https://www.collingwoodsquashandfitness.ca/living-better-with-parkinsons/|
|Clients||Individuals with Living with Parkinson|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals|
|Areas of Interest||Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Rehabilitation Support|
|Skills/Experience||Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Elder Care ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Potential volunteers with some knowledge of the Parkinson’s disease is an asset. Experience with a family member or a friend living with Parkinson’s is helpful. Clinical rehabilitation and fitness knowledge of Parkinson’s is helpful.|
|Commitment Length||Time Commitment: The PD SAFEx Volunteer will provide 1.5 hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the 12 week program period. Volunteers can select 1, 2 or 3 days of volunteering per week and must be consistent.|
|Interaction Level||Small Group|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning (11 am-12 noon) |
Wednesday: Morning (11 am-12 noon)
Friday: Morning (11 am-12 noon)
|Seasons||Fall ; program will be repeated in January|
|Accessibility||Not Accessible ; Involves walking with participants and helping them do the exercises.|
|Number of Positions||Collingwood: 6 individual(s) |
6 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going|
|Transportation||Must drive yourself to the Collingwood Squash and Wellness Centre located at 90 High St, Collingwood|
|Police Check||Not Required|
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|Organization Name||Parkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-565-3000|
|Address & Map|
58 George St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 2E4
|Mailing Address||c/o Parkinson Canada |
4211 Yonge St, Ste 316
Toronto, ON M2P 2A9