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Volunteers of America Oregon

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 13 people are interested
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Many seniors and adults with disabilities want to stay in the comfort of their homes, but need extra support for their bodies, minds, and hearts. Moreover, their caregivers need a break to re-energize.

  • Encourage movement during chair exercise
  • Support the process of expression during art therapy
  • Join in during song circle
  • Be there to fully hear and honor the memories triggered by an activity
  • Enjoy the variety of new activities that start every week (If you have a special talent you would like to share let us know.)

If you are excited to build relationships and are available weekdays between 10am and 3pm, this will be a very rewarding opportunity! Commit to one activity for 1-2 hours a week or 3-4 hours a week.

Be the one to engage a participant with dementia or traumatic brain injury Break their social isolation by sharing laughter, movement, and conversation.

Program orientation plus on-going feedback and coaching provided. Join a team of dedicated and fun staff in improving the lives others.

Locations: Marie Smith Center, 4616 N. Albina St., Portland OR 97217

Lambert House, 2600 SE 170 th Ave., Portland OR 97236

Adult Day Services: Community-based medical and social models of age. Our adult day centers offers daytime respite services for caregivers and provide a supportive, therapeutic, and empowering environment for seniors and adults with a variety of health-related needs.

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About Volunteers of America Oregon

Location:

3910 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR 97214, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision Volunteers of America Oregon is a leader in creating vibrant, compassionate communities where every member is valued, every home is safe and every life is self-determined. Our Mission Volunteers of America Oregon changes lives by promoting self-determination, building strong communities and standing for social justice. Our Values High quality of service to our community. Ethical communications, Diversity, inclusiveness and equality, Partnership/collaborations and innovative solutions, Compassion and acceptance.

Description

Since 1896, Volunteers of America Oregon has worked to change lives by promoting self-determination and building strong communities. Today, through the dedication of over 300 staff members and more than 1000 volunteers, we help thousands of families in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington areas. We serve men, woman and children with a continuum of services, touching individuals from all walks of life, from the youngest to the oldest.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4616 N. AlbinaPortland, OR 97217

(45.55645,-122.67464)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2+ hrs/week between 10am - 3pm, M-F for 3 months

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