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Norwood Park Senior Center
Built in 2009, the Norwood Park Senior Center is the city's busiest.

Help serve lunch to seniors at the Norwood Park Senior Center. As part of a team ofother volunteers and staff, you will provide luncheon meal service for 30-35 older adults. The two-hour volunteer commitment includes setting tableware, distributing the hot meal and dishing up salads, beverages and desserts. Some light cleanup is required. Meals come ready to cook in our commercial oven. Once they are ready, they are loaded onto trays and a cart and then served to members. Our members enjoy the meal and conversation around the table.

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About norVOLution, Norwood's Volunteer Revolution

Location:

6016-20 N. Nina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631, US

Mission Statement

At nor •VOL• ution we are mission-driven and our vision is an important part of that. We are sponsored by Norwood Life Society; a 501c(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the independence and well-being of older adults. Part of that enhancement is providing meaninful volunteer experiences for all members of our community; with a focus on creating or providing volunteer opportunities specifically for older adults who are looking to give back.

Mission: The purpose of the new organization is to enrich the lives of members of the Norwood Life Society community including the seniors we serve, our volunteers, the staff, and the community at large.

Vision: Our vision is to grow and strengthen our volunteer efforts to: 1) provide more services to our senior clientele, 2) enhance the lives of our volunteers, particularly mature adults, and 3) be of service to the broader community.

Values Statement: We are committed and passionate about the work we do. We respect the personal contribution of each individual and honor the impact they make. We respect our neighbors and work with them to improve the community in which we all reside. We value volunteers for the friendly, caring spirit that has characterized this organization for over 100 years.

Description

Volunteers are welcomed and appreciated by all aspects of our organization. Volunteer opportunities are available in the following places:

Norwood Crossing--This is our assisted living, skilled nursing and sheltered care residence where volunteers provide necessary services and create relationships with our senior adult residents.

Norwood Seniors Network--This is our community outreach affiliate which provides everything from meals-on-wheels to nurse practitioner visits for older adults who prefer to age in their own homes.

Norwood Park Senior Center--We were recently awarded the privilege of co-operating (along with the City of Chicago) a new senior center in our neighborhood. The Senior Center provides a great community meeting spot for older adults in the Norwood Park neighborhood. In addition, clients and guests have access to exercise equipment, food, and beautiful views of the park.

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

Norwood Park Satelite Senior Center5801 N. NatomaChicago, IL 60638

(41.78661,-87.78734)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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