Registered Social Worker (Full-Time)
Under the direction of the First Link Program Manager, the incumbent will work with individuals and their families from London and Middlesex County who are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The Registered Social Worker will be a part of the First Link® program and will work with health and social service professionals from the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex to ensure that community members living with dementia and care partners have timely access to services and resources that are appropriate for them. The Registered Social Worker will provide interventions such as assessment, short-term one-to-one supportive counseling, crisis intervention, case management, discharge planning, and referrals to community agencies, as appropriate.
Deadline: April 23, 2020
Recreation Facilitator (Part-Time)
Reporting directly to the Coordinator of Volunteers and Recreation Services, the Recreation Facilitator will plan and facilitate all aspects of these programs including program facilitation, pre-program planning, shopping for supplies, preparing and printing materials before their session, and set-up/clean-up of their program. The Recreation Facilitator may also supervise a team of volunteers as they assist with the delivery of the program. This includes communication of expectations for volunteers, feedback (both supportive and corrective) as appropriate to volunteers, and communication of any questions or concerns about volunteers to the Coordinator of Volunteers and Recreation Services. The Recreation Facilitator will employ the tenets of therapeutic recreation to contribute to the establishment of a welcoming, stigma-free and fun-filled environment.
Deadline: April 25, 2020
In-Home Recreation Volunteer
To assist the person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias (ADOD) and their families by providing companionship for the person, delivering client-specific recreation interventions to stimulate memory, confidence and overall quality of life, and providing relief for the caregiver.