Beauty Shop Transport Volunteer - Senior Residential Community


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

6016-20 N. Nina AvenueChicago, IL 60631

About

Norwood Crossing, a nonprofit 501c3 senior residential facility located on Chicago’s far northwest side needs friendly volunteers to help transport residents to and from their beauty shop appointments in a timely manner. The beauty shop is located within Norwood Crossing’s Wellness Center. Our residents are most appreciative of volunteers who help in this capacity as it is a nice time to socialize and spend time with them. Many volunteers and residents form friendships which enhance the lives of both.

Benefits of your commitment:

  • You will make a difference in the lives of our senior residents
  • Have fun and make friends with residents, staff, & volunteers
  • Have a free lunch in the employee lunchroom
  • 25% off eligible merchandise in the Norwood Life Society Thrift Shop

Frequency of Volunteer Commitment:

  • Every Wednesday morning for a minimum of 2 hours.

Guidelines:

  • Obtain a list of appointments from the beauty shop employees.
  • Able to safely transport residents in their wheelchairs (training provided)
  • Able to commit to being here on time every week for the full two hours.
  • Advance notice of absences is most helpful to the rest of the team of volunteers.
  • Interpersonal flexibility required working with other volunteers, staff and residents.
  • Must support the goal of nor∙VOL∙ution and Norwood Life Society to enrich the lives of members of our community including the seniors we serve, our volunteers, the staff, and the community at large.

Skills

  • Transportation
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • English

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hours per week
  • Able to push residents in wheelchairs, friendly, patient, cares about the elderly.
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