Mission bénévole posté(e) par CADIP - Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects
Publié le : 28 janv. 2013
Volunteers will contribute to the quality of life of the elders by supporting them in a variety of therapeutic, social, and physical programs and special events. Activities include art, horticultural therapy, music therapy, exercise programs and seasonal/theme parties. Volunteers with musical interests are encouraged to bring their instrument. We also have several pianos on site.
Volunteers will work with residents in both one-to-one and group settings. There will be structured activities and a daily schedule of events but volunteers are also expected to be motivated, independent, and to make effective use of their unscheduled time. A typical day might include: making a collage, leading a discussion group, putting up party decorations, playing cards, and taking residents out for walks. Over the course of the summer there will also be various outings such as scenic drives, picnics, and visits to the aquarium and/or art gallery.
All volunteers are expected to be creative, flexible, respectful and responsive to the residents' needs. The benefits to volunteering at this project are immeasurable. We are offering volunteers an amazing opportunity to develop relationships with interesting and loving seniors. The volunteers who have a person-centered approach to their volunteerism and who are looking for these personal connections are the ones that will benefit the most from this experience.
Project dates: June 9 - June 29, 2013 ◇ June 30 - July 20, 2013 ◇ July 21 - August 10, 2013 ◇ August 11 - August 31, 2013
More info at: www.cadip.org/volunteer-in-canada.htm
Enrollment and other similar volunteer projects: http://www.cadip.org
USA: 646-582-9000; 617-841-0400; 310-882-7400
Canada: 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500; 604-628-7400