Stroke Recovery Association of BC

Volunteer

Branch Program Assistant

The Mission of Stroke Recovery Association of BC (SRABC) as a not-for-profit organization is to assist stroke survivors and their caregivers throughout the province to improve their overall quality of life. There are 6,500 strokes in BC every year. A stroke is a brain injury caused by blood flow to the brain being blocked or a blood vessel bursting in the brain. In order for SRABC to continue to serve the needs of the province’s stroke survivors we need volunteers at each of our branches throughout BC, to assist with delivering programs to stroke survivors and their caregivers.

Qualifications

  • A friendly personality
  • An understanding of the challenges facing stroke survivors and their caregivers
  • Ability to follow the direction of the Branch Coordinator
  • Good communication skills

Time Commitment

4 hours per week

Other Requirements

Police records check.
You must be interested in helping stroke survivors and their caregivers to improve their quality of life in the community.

Deliverables

  • Attending the Stroke Recovery Branch weekly
  • Set up the room furniture, equipment etc. as required by the Branch Coordinator
  • Welcome the stroke survivors and their caregivers
  • Provide refreshments
  • Assist the Branch Coordinator in program activities
  • Contribute ideas for the program

Accountability

Reports to the Branch Coordinator

Benefits

  • Training will be provided by the Branch Coordinator
  • Contact with inspirational people with incredible stories
  • The chance to make a difference in the lives of stroke survivors and their caregivers
  • Opportunity experience of working in a therapeutic environment
  • Being part of a team
  • Opportunity to become a member of SRABC

Recognition

  • References and letters of recommendation
  • Acknowledgement in SRABC publications
  • Inclusion in SRABC events

 

Contact:

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