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Community Involvement Programs

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Community Involvement Programs (CIP) offers a broad scope of programs that help the people we serve live their greatest lives. Our services promote wellness, safety and recovery for people who have mental health diagnoses and/or intellectual disabilities. One of the programs is the Music, Art, Recreation, Inclusion (MARI) program. The goal of the MARI program is to provide a welcoming environment where adults with disabilities who no longer work can feel safe and respected, while still having fun!

Description

The lunch volunteer will help feed one or more participants at the MARI program who have difficulty feeding themselves. In addition to this the volunteer will help create a positive uplifting atmosphere and engage in fun and light conversation with the participants. Lunch volunteers play an important role ensuring that supported individuals receive increased attention and care while at the MARI day program.

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing, positive and patient attitude
  • Be adaptable in a flexible working environment
  • Must undergo criminal history background check

Training: Related to their specific assignments, volunteers will participate in ongoing training following their orientation with CIP. The Volunteer Coordinator will manage the onboarding process, including a background check and policy overview, whereas a designated staff point of contact will facilitate task specific training.

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Observe successful outcomes for persons supported through CIP services
  • Lead community efforts to promote people living their greatest lives
  • Learn person centered requirements to improve the lives of those we serve

Commitment and Location: An ongoing activity offered at our office branch on 1701 American Blvd. East, Suite 19, Bloomington, MN 55425 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The lunch hour is from 11:15 am to 12:45 pm. While the amount of days per week is solely up to the volunteers and their availability, it is asked that the volunteer participate for at least three months on a regular basis for this opportunity.

Contact:

Jonathan Zaharin
Volunteer Coordinator - VISTA

jzaharin@cipmn.org

(612) 547-0533

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WHEN

Tue Mar 12, 2019 - Fri Aug 16, 2019

WHERE

1701 American Blvd EastSuite 19Bloomington, MN 55425

(44.85898,-93.2509)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Food Service
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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