Discuss current events over the phone with homebound older adults


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When

Mon Jul 09, 2018 - Fri Oct 05, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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Brighten a Life

About

Lifetime Connections Without Walls (LCWW) is looking for virtual volunteers to facilitate telephone classes for our Summer Calendar (7/9/18-10/5/18). LCWW is a telephone-based socialization program that provides homebound or isolated older adults the opportunity to connect, learn, and have fun with others all from the comfort of their own home using their personal telephone.

Volunteering is done over the phone and computer and can be done anywhere. All you need is a smile, an internet connection, and a desire to work with others! Volunteer application and a background check required. Training will take place onsite at Family Eldercare's office in Austin, Texas or by skype.

We are currently looking for a volunteer to host a Current Event Discussion class. The volunteer will oversee finding appropriate current event topics to prompt our participants with and then facilitating the discussion, setting up the conference call, and updating volunteer portal with notes. Volunteer commitment is an hour a week for the 3-month session. Training and support provided.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour a week for 3 months
  • access to a phone and computer, reliability

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