Weekly Sunday Morning Escort for Veterans Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Uptown Division


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Augusta VA Medical Center950 15th StreetAugusta, GA 30901

About

1. Assignment Title

Weekly Sunday Morning Escort(s) for Veterans of Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

(*If you are interested in this position please send an email to VHAAugVoluntaryService@va.gov )

2. Purpose of Assignment

Assist/Escort CLC identified residents off unit to 3rd floor Sunday Morning Worship service that starts at 9:00am and return after service to CLC.

3. Tasks

· Arrive Sunday no later than 8:30am. Nursing staff will ensure residents are ready by 8:30am.

· Escort residents in a timely manner - to be seated in chapel before the start of service.

· Confirm with CLC staff of all individuals attending prior to leaving unit and notify staff after all individuals upon return.

4. Time Commitment

Weekly-Sunday Worship Service

8:45am- 10:15am - 3rd Floor Chapel UD

1.5 Hours - Service starts at 9:00am

5. Requirements

  • Pass a background check
  • Complete Volunteer Orientation

· Must be able to push wheelchair up to 250 lbs. and navigate through facility without fatigue.

6. Training and Skill Development

1. Understanding of spiritual/emotional care and health.

2. Some understanding of physical/cognitive limitations related to aging population (Dementia &/or severe cognitive impairments, Stroke, etc.)

3. Must be able to work independently & enjoy older adult population.

4. Proper PPE & hand washing techniques

5. Training on consistencies used in medical center

7. Supervision

Volunteer reports to: Christian Ndeti

Tom Harris

8. Supporting policies

* VHA Handbook 1620.01

* Medical Center Policy MEMORANDUM NO. 119-14-01

10.Working Conditions

Where/what’s provided: CLC units and Uptown Chapel.

11. Benefits

· Structured recognition/awards program

· Annual Flu Shot at no cost

· Eligible to join credit union

· Make tax-free purchases in Canteen store

Skills

  • Veteran Care

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