Respite Volunteer for Caregivers


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Homes of Residents of Dakota CountySt. Paul, MN 55118

About

Support a family caregiver by spending time with an older adult who has a chronic illness or disability. You’ll provide supervision and socialization for the older adult while the caregiver receives a break. You may play games, read, or do other various activities with the senior while their caregiver is away.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide respite support by visiting and supervising care receiver.
  • Provide a stimulating activity if appropriate.
  • Stay with care receiver until caregiver or other relief is present.
  • Report all changes in care receiver status and concerns about the caregiver to assigned Service Coordinator.
  • Participate in DARTS orientation & training, evaluation and on-going communication with Service Coordinator.
  • Understand and follow the DARTS Volunteer Guidelines.
  • Report monthly volunteer service hours.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours, 2 to 4 times per month or on-call.

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