Pool Volunteer

(Oakville Strokers)

Position ID: V-HVC0539 Last Full Update: 05 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe Oakville Strokers is a community charity operated by committed and long serving volunteers that provides a program of recreation, socialization and light aquatic and seated exercise for stroke survivors in the community of Oakville.
ContactDiana Berriman, Program Director, The Oakville Strokers; Phone: 905-842-8791; Email: Berrimandiana@gmail.com
DutiesAssist stroke survivors in the swimming pool and in the pool change rooms.
More Info Linkwww.oakvillestrokers.com/
BenefitsAn opportunity to make a difference in someone's life, be a part of a caring team, share your experience, learn new skills, have fun and develop lasting friendships.
ClientsStroke survivors
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestHealth Care ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Sociable, enjoy people, like the water and want to help stroke survivors.
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term ; Long Term or Short term depending on commitments.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesFriday: Morning (10:45 am to 12:15 pm) 
 
About 1.5 hours to assist strokers in the pool and help them as needed in the change rooms before and after pool time.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationGlen Abbey Community Centre, 1415 Third Line, Oakville, ON L6M 3G2
Number of PositionsOakville: 6 individual(s) 
 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Provide own transportation.
CostNone
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsThis volunteer opportunity may appeal to individuals who are familiar with stroke because of an experience in the family. It would also appeal to volunteers 30+ or students needing related experience.
Agency Details
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Organization NameOakville Strokers
Office Phone905-842-8791
Websitewww.oakvillestrokers.com
Address & Map
1415 Third Line
Oakville, ON L6M 3G2