I·CARE Volunteer Recruitment: Jockey Club Charles Kao Brain Health Services Project

Co-organised by this Centre, the Jockey Club Charles Kao Brain Health Services Project was set up in 2013 to offering numerous support services on dementia, namely professional consultation and follow-up, to the people in need. It also runs community education programmes such as seminars and workshops in order to raise public awareness of dementia.

This Centre is now recruiting volunteers for the Jockey Club Charles Kao Brain Health Services Project. Volunteers who will have completed the training and offered service of no less than 50 hours will be awarded a certificate. Details are as follows:

Period and Location

  1. January - June 2019
  2. Islands, Kwun Tong, Shatin, Kwai Tsing, Wan Chai, Kowloon City, Tuen Mun, Sham Shui Po (depending on the stops of the mobile vehicle)

Scope of Duty

  1. Assisting in the offer of training activities on memory and self-care etc. to the service recipients: every Tuesday or Wednesday
  2. Distributing promotion materials in Road Show: every Friday
  3. Assisting in community education programmes: irregular days
  4. Assisting the on-site staff in conducting dementia test for the service recipients

Requirements

  1. All CUHK students (priority will be given to students majoring in Community Health, Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Gerontology or related subjects), staff and alumni
  2. Be able to communicate in Cantonese or Mandarin

Application

Quota: 25
Online registration: click here
Deadline: 28 November 2018 (Wednesday)
Remarks: Volunteers who have registered before may contact St. James Settlement, the service provider of Jockey Club Charles Kao Brain Health Services Project, directly.

Briefing Session (compulsory)

Date: 8 December 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Choi Hung (to be held inside the mobile vehicle)
Content: Introduction to dementia; techniques for communication with dementia patients

 

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Enquiry:
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