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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1 Dawn Hill Rd.Bristol, RI 02809

About

Spend time with and engage residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Visit with residents

  2. Engage in activities such as conversation, book reading, card or board games, arts and crafts, baking or walking

  3. Log service hours in the volunteer binder.

TIME COMMITMENT

A minimum volunteer commitment of three months is requested. Volunteer shifts are available seven days a week in the morning or afternoon. When a volunteer is unable to come to the manor for a scheduled shift, he/she is expected to notify the Volunteer Coordinator.

SUPERVISION

The Volunteer Coordinator will supervise one-on-one visitors.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to provide empathetic listening, warmth and compassion

  • Ability to be flexible and sensitive to the needs of residents, families, caregivers and staff

  • Respect diverse lifestyles, cultures, religions and values

  • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with staff and fellow volunteers.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteer applicants need to complete a disclosure form for a national criminal background check as well as submit immunization documentation for Chickenpox (Varicella), Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Tdap, (Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis) TB, a yearly physical and the flu shot. Some of these requirements can be provided through St. Elizabeth’s Manor.

Skills

  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least 2x/month
  • MMR, Tdap, PPD, BCI
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