Creative Arts/Music Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Wherever the patient calls homeWausau and surrounding areas, WI 54403

About

Duties: -Allow patients to express themselves through art or music -Take an active role in sessions by playing, singing, painting, drawing and listening -Encourage clients to take part in the session, and supporting them Requirements: 4 hour Initial Volunteer Training Class, application, criminal background check, TB skin test. Qualifications: Patience, compassion, flexibility, dependability and good active listening skills are needed. The volunteer must be able to put the patient's interests first. Talent in an art form. Tools/instruments required to perform volunteer services. Time Commitment: Visits are commonly made one to three times a month and are approximately 30 minutes to an hour long. The plan of care will be created with patient needs and volunteer availability in mind. We ask that volunteers to commit to a minimum of 2 hours a month. Location: Companion visits take place in the home of the patient whether it is a private residence, assisted living facility, or nursing home. Benefits: Being able to serve patients by helping them achieve positive changes in mood, relaxation, peace and comfort, anxiety and stress reduction, and memory recall, reminiscence and satisfaction with life. Continuing education in end-of-life issues is available to all volunteers.

Skills

  • Crafting
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2 hours per month
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