Opportunities to Make a Difference in the Lives of People with Dementia


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Greater Philadelphia AreaPhiladelphia, PA 19107

Pure Joy! Art-Making with ARTZ Philadelphia at the Woodmere Museum of Art in Chestnut Hill, PA

About

We have three different kinds of opportunities for volunteers:

1. Face-to-Face (delivery of quality-of-life enhancing programs to people living with dementia and their families, both in the community and in care facilities)

2. "ARTZ in the Making" (delivery of multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory art-making programs to people living with dementia in the community and in care facilities)

3. Behind-the-Scenes (communications, marketing, press, program evaluation, program support, publicity, general administrative assistance, Web site and social media assistance)

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Elder care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies with opportunity: from 1 day/wk to 1 day/mo
  • compassion, sense of humor, flexibility, reliability, creativity, strong teamwork, commitment
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