Organize and lead group of male residents.
Visit with male residents
Engage group in activities such as conversation, book discussion, card or board games, current events and/or other activities initiated by the group
Log service hours in the volunteer binder.
A minimum volunteer commitment of three months is requested. Volunteer shifts are available seven days a week at any time. The group meeting time is flexible but should be consistent. When a volunteer is unable to come to the manor for a scheduled shift, he/she is expected to notify the Volunteer Coordinator.
The Volunteer Coordinator will supervise one-on-one visitors.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Ability to provide empathetic listening, warmth and compassion
Ability to be flexible and sensitive to the needs of residents, families, caregivers and staff
Respect diverse lifestyles, cultures, religions and values
Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with staff and fellow volunteers.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteer applicants need to complete a disclosure form for a national criminal background check as well as submit immunization documentation for Chickenpox (Varicella), Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Tdap, (Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis) TB, a yearly physical and the flu shot. Some of these requirements can be provided through Saint Elizabeth Manor.
- People Skills
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Orientation or Training
- BCI, Immunization History