Administration Assistant Volunteer

(Alzheimer Society of Muskoka)

Position ID: V-MUS0007
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 12 Feb 2024

Opportunity Details: Administration Assistant Volunteer

Contact Martha Coburn, Office Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Muskoka; Phone: 705-645-5621 ext 200; Email:

Purpose of Position: 

To lend support to the Alzheimer Society of Muskoka in areas of copying, filing, managing documentation, recording program information and reaching out to program participants through reminder calls for upcoming programs. 


  • Enthusiastic about the Alzheimer Society of Muskoka
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel an asset.
  • Compassion, active listening and patience towards the population we serve
  • Respectful, knowledgeable and sensitive to the populations we serve
  • Sign oath of confidentiality
  • Police check
  • Dementia-friendly                                                                                                                                   
  • Be willing to complete sensitivity training
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Professional presentation is a must

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Answer the phone (ex. “good morning Alzheimer Society of Muskoka *YOUR NAME* speaking” and take messages or transfer to Voicemail if staff is not in or place on Park if another staff is to pick up)
  • Assist with program registration, including registration phone calls and list of participants 
  • Library calls for outstanding books
  • Assist with program outreach through phone calls
  • Shred and empty shredding machine
  • Clean anything that you see needs cleaning
  • Photocopying
  • Filing
  • Restocking brochure rack
  • Nesdatrak receipting and bank deposit preparation
  • Writing thank you cards

Orientation and Training: 

  • Initial orientation to the office 
  • On the job training provided
  • Additional training workshops are offered as needs and opportunities are identified 

Time: Varying schedule depending on need. 

Location: 1 – 239 Manitoba Street Bracebridge ON P1L 1S2

Commitment: On an as-needed basis. 

Benefits Benefits: 
• Sense of purpose in helping others 
• Formal and ongoing recognition
Clients Persons living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their care partners.
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Telephone Communication
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing
Commitment Length One Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; On an as-needed basis.
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location 1 – 239 Manitoba Street Bracebridge ON P1L 1S2
Number of Positions Muskoka District: 8 individual(s) ; Parry Sound District: 2 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided
Police Check Required

Agency Details: Alzheimer Society of Muskoka

Office Phone 705-645-5621 ; 1-800-605-2075, Toll Free for Muskoka and South Parry Sound only
Fax 705-645-4397
Address & Map
1-239 Manitoba St
Bracebridge, ON
Canada P1L 1S2
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Mailing Address 1-239 Manitoba St 
Bracebridge, ON 
Canada P1L 1S2