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.
Salt Lake Valleyand surrounding areassalt lake city, UT84102
We are looking for outgoing and personable volunteers to assist our patients and staff. We operate out of several differnt assisted living facilities and senior centers to guarantee convenient locations.
We need volunteers to lead art sessions, crafts, games, book disucssions, aerobics classes and much more. Have a specific hobby or talent? We'd love to hear.
hosting a men’s poker/card group once or twice a month on a weekend or evening
doing a travel/culture presentation with lots of props/objects and photos that residents can touch and see (related songs and crafts welcome!)
doing an interactive presentation about an interesting profession or hobby (archaeology, paleontology, geology, etc)
providing and demonstrating remote control cars in a small group
showing and explaining drones
adapting football and basketball for safe indoor play by people in wheelchairs (Nerf or similar perhaps)
decorating bulletin boards
assisting on outings to stores and events
helping at holidays and parties
cleaning and sanitizing (rails, wheelchairs, doorknobs, etc)
contributing carpentry skills to create components for residents to build and assemble things.