Telephone Reassurance Volunteer
WhenMon Aug 14, 2017 09:00 AM - Mon Dec 31, 2018 01:00 PM
Where9750 Business Park DriveSacramento, CA 95827
Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services Senior and Adult Division serves more than 32,000 vulnerable senior and disabled adults in our community. The department is seeking caring volunteers to place phone calls on a regular basis to the most frail and isolated elderly in our system of care to ensure their safety and well-being. Volunteers will be assigned a number of clients to call on the day they volunteer. The phone calls will engage clients in a brief conversation with a cheerful and positive manner inquiring the client's condition and daily life. volunteers must have excellent listening skills, able to speak clearly and respectfully. Ability to work well with clients, co-workers, and other volunteers in a professional and cooperative manner. Flexible schedule during 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays with a six months commitment.
- Elder care
- Crisis Intervention
- Life Coaching
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- 6 months, 2-3 days per week during 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
- good phone manner, patience, enjoy talking to seniors, work well with others