Art Therapy Assistant

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Position description: 

The Art Therapy program at Yaletown House assists our community members to achieve optimal health and quality of life. Volunteers play an essential role in allowing us to facilitate safe, person centered, therapeutic programs. Volunteers are needed to assist the Art Therapist to prepare, facilitate and clean up programs on:
Fridays, 9 - 10 am

Deliverables/Duties: 

Work under the direction of the Art Therapist to provide support to the senior YTH community members as they participate in an art program.

Qualifications: 

The ability to follow instructions, intuitive, good problem solving skills.Ability to work with people who have compromised memory and communication. A desire to help seniors in care. A good understanding of confidentiality and its importance.

Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
Additional Information: 

Experience volunteering in a complex-health residential care facility.
Reference letter after three months of continuous service.
The gratitude of the senior residents, their families and the Yaletown House staff. Criminal records check.

How to apply: 
e-mail Cori Witvoet at cwitvoet@yaletown.org
Contact person: 
Cori Witvoet
Contact phone: 
604-806-4206
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
Seniors
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
1
Position start/end date:
29 Jan 2019
Time Committment:
1 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Yaletown House
1099 Cambie St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A8