Opportunities


Volunteer Program

 

"Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action.
These actions shape and mold the present
into a future of which we can be proud."

                                                                                                                                      Helen Dyer

                                   

We want to thank all the dedicated Volunteers who help to support the families, clients and services of the Alzheimer Society Peel. We are so fortunate to be working alongside such dedicated people from our community.

 

Alzheimer Society Peel has a variety of engaging and rewarding volunteer opportunities throughout the Region of Peel. We thoroughly screen all potential volunteers and provide orientation and training for all volunteer positions. We are committed to working together with qualified and caring volunteers from our community.

  

Day Program Volunteer:

Share your time and talents with the clients in one of our 5 Day Programs. Volunteers assist the Day Program staff with various activities happening within the Centre, such as arts and crafts, discussion groups, exercise groups, music, gardening and more. Having a second language is an asset. Must be over the age of 18 and be able to commit to 1-3 hours per week.

Office Volunteer:

Strengthen existing skills or build new ones. This role includes administrative, computer, communication and organizational tasks. Spaces available in our Port Credit Head Office and occasionally in our Brunel Office.

Special Event Volunteer:

Be part of the action helping with both creative planning and implementing special events or by helping out on the day of the event. Alzheimer Society Peel hosts 6 special events throughout the year such as our Forget-Me-Not Gala, Walk For Alzheimer's and Bowlathon.

Health Fair and Public Education Volunteer:

Help spread the word! Throughout the year Alzheimer Society Peel participates in a variety of health and information events in the community. Public education sessions are held several times annually at all our locations. Training and materials provided.

School Program Volunteer:

Help to promote information about Alzheimer's disease and dementia through interactive educational presentations to Grade 4, 5 and 6 students in the Region of Peel. Training and materials are provided and prior classroom experience is a definite asset. Must be over the age of 18 and be available during school hours.

 

For more details, please contact

Rosalyn Adolph r.adolph@alzheimerpeel.com or 905-278-3667 Ext. 208

Volunteer application form

If you would like to apply to become a volunteer, please download and fill in the volunteer application form and submit email it to the Volunteer Coordinator at r.adolph@alzheimerpeel.com.

Standard volunteer hiring process involves submitting an application, attending a public education "Getting Started" session, attending a "Meet and Greet" interview, passing a reference check and obtaining a Vulnerable Persons Police Records Check. 


Last Updated: 11/08/2017