Transporting Residents to Internal Appointments


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When

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

Where

Grand Traverse Pavilions1000 Pavilions CircleTraverse City, MI 49684

About

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.

Skills

  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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