March of Dimes Canada – Halifax (Aphasia After Stroke Befriending)

Organization Name: March of Dimes Canada – Halifax
Opportunity Title: Aphasia After Stroke Befriending
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: October 31, 2019
End Date: October 31, 2099

Email: nduerksen@marchofdimes.ca
Website: http://www.marchofdimes.ca
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Are you living with aphasia? We are looking for people with lived experiences with aphasia to create social connections with stroke survivors. To establish a trusting relationship, volunteers must be able to make contact via e-mail or phone once a week and visit at least once a month. Suggested ‘friendship’ activities may include: phone calls, spending time over a shared interest such as watching movies or sports, chatting over a cup of coffee, visiting a mall, or anything that is of mutual interest. It’s up to you! The position is intended to develop into long term friendships and social relationships between the volunteer and the stroke survivor. This assists in the rehabilitation process, and creates a powerful positive impact in the life of the stroke survivor.

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