Looking for upbeat folks to lead activities in Memory Care


(44.919544,-93.48008)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

4605 Fairhills Road EastMinnetonka, MN 55345

Maddy visits every week to read books to our memory care residents at Gianna Homes. We want you to join our volunteer team!

About

  • Lead activity for group (up to 10) of memory care residents
  • Activity can be your choice: cards, craft, painting, music, ball toss, yoga, baking...
  • Receive guidance from program director

The best candidates will have had experience working people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia and be willing to adapt their ideas to the needs of the residents.

Candidates will recieve a training with the program director on memory care, Gianna Homes, and volunteer policies before starting on the floor.

Children groups (up to 8) are welcome with adult helpers.

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Gianna Homes has two locations - Gianna Homes - Sursum Corda (listed here in Minnetonka) and Gladys' Place (in Plymouth). Both homes are just that - houses that are homes to residents with memory loss. Gladys' Place has 6 residents and Gianna Homes - Sursum Corda has 10 residents. Our mission is "providing memory care iwth a loving kindness that respects the dignity of each resident. Welcome Home!" We hope that you can join us in listening to the stories of our residents and making them feel at home and loved.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Visual Arts
  • Quilting
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours/ month (or every other wk or weekly)
  • Patience, Kindness, Gentleness, Fun
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