QADA volunteer job description
The QADA volunteer
«Develop and offer a training program on the use of information and communication technologies by adapting it to seniors with aphasia, their families and volunteers in the organization so as to better meet their information needs, socialization and integration into the community.»
Volunteers are called upon to offer support and support to people with aphasia to promote the use of new technologies. Volunteers will meet people with aphasia in person or remotely depending on the evolution of the pandemic situation. The schedule of meetings will be established according to the needs of the person with aphasia. Volunteers will receive a nine hour training course at the end of which they will receive a QADA guide.
- Ensure a presence by phone, videoconference or face-to-face depending on the evolution of the pandemic situation.
- Apply the proposed training approach and report on changes in communication skills.
- Support people with aphasia in the acquisition of new skills and in their process of learning technologies.
- Equip the person with aphasia so that they can improve their communication system and social integration.
- Stimulate the person with aphasia to form relationships, through technologies, with his family and his acquaintances in his environment.
- Encourage people with aphasia to use their learning in their daily environment to be active, autonomous and gain confidence when they are alone.
- Encourage the person with aphasia to register for AQPA activities.
The volunteer must be mature, reliable and patient.
In addition, he must be empathetic, and communicative with skills to adapt to different contexts. In addition, he must be creative and flexible in his training activities.
- Be available to follow a 9-hour training course, spread over several days.
- Be available 2 hours a day for 3 days spread over two weeks.
- Be available at least once a week for 3 months to ensure contact by phone or video conference in order to monitor and evaluate the computer skills and learning of the person with aphasia.
- Respect the code of ethics and the commitment to discretion.
- Sign the search for legal impediments after the interview.
- Integrate a new experimental project.
- Receive training adapted to meet the needs of people with aphasia and the objectives of the project.
- Receive a QADA guide and a detailed plan prepared by a team including a coordinator and a trainer specializing in education.
- Individualized supervision and support to support you in your role as a volunteer.
- Volunteer certificates and letter of recommendation.