Transporting Residents to Internal Appointments

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Grand Traverse Pavilions

Transporters help residents when they need to attend an appointment within the Pavilions complex.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with escorting residents to and from therapy, salon, and other activities within the Pavilions. Resident may use a walker or be in a wheelchair.
  • Provide conversation, a friendly ear, and support.

Requirements

  • A willingness to have fun.
  • Empathetic listening skills.
  • Volunteer must be at least 18 years of age.
  • For the safety of our residents, all volunteers must agree to a background check.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Training/Support

  • Pavilions staff will provide directions as needed.
  • Volunteer will be provided a handbook with rules and guidelines. Training will be provided on an ongoing basis.
  • Wheelchair Safety Training will be provided.

Time Commitment

  • Appointments are scheduled weekdays a week generally between 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, so hours are flexible.
  • Typical shifts are from 9 am to 12 pm or 1 pm to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • We ask that you commit to volunteer a minimum of 15 hours in a year.

Benefits

  • Make a difference in someone’s life.
  • Be a part of a community of caring.
  • Considering working in the health care industry? This is a great way to figure out if you’re interested in working with older adults as a career.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Grand Traverse Pavilions1000 Pavilions CircleTraverse City, MI 49684

(44.75927,-85.64082)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hour shifts available, during the business week.

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