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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2203 W. 35th StreetAustin, TX 78703

About

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the life of someone in your community? The Austin State Supported Living Center is in need of volunteers to be campus buddies for our residents who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Volunteers will visit the resident on campus for about an hour at least once per month. Activities might include taking walks, attending recreation programs, playing games, or watching tv at the home. The ideal volunteer will have experience with and knowledge of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Austin State Supported Living Center provides aid and support to 190 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in order to increase their independence and improve their quality of life.

Training is provided.

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Elder care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least one visit per month
  • Online volunteer application, approval of resident's interdisciplinary team
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