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Yaletown House Society

Art Therapy Assistant

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Volunteer
A month ago
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.

Volunteer skills:

Arts

Crafts

Painting, Drawing

Health

Developmental Disability, Physical Disability

Mental Health Support

Social

Group Leader, Host, Facilitator

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:

witvoet2@telus.net

Volunteer Centre:

Vancouver

Cause Tags:

Disability Services

Seniors

Category
Community and Social Services