The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Our senior residents love Spanish Class and are so very welcoming of volunteers.
Share your passion, skills or hobby with the residents of our award-winning senior residential facility. We make it easy for you to facilitate a program. We have programs ready to go or we'll help you create your own. Our residents love volunteers.
Examples of current volunteer-facilitated programs:
Trivia (volunteer needed)
Happy Hour (all about Ireland)
Stars of the Golden Age (volunteer needed)
Reiki Evening Meditation
Travels to China
Ideas for programs -but the sky's the limit!
Travelogues - share your pictures!
Dominos/Cribbage/Monopoly - lead a game hour
Meditation and stretching
Architecture with Legos & model building
Hours available: Mon-Fri between the hours of 10 and 2 pm
Enthusiastic about the subject
Some computer skills are nice but not required
1 to 2 hours once per week will make a big difference in the lives of the seniors we serve.
Benefits of your commitment:
Work with an energetic and friendly group of people who are Reshaping Aging
Gain valuable experience in elder-care and senior services nonprofit sector
25% off eligible merchandise in the Norwood Life Society Thrift Shop
On the day you volunteer you may have a free lunch in the employee lounge
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
minimum 2 hours per week
Patience, respect, love of live, sharing, love of wellness