Brighten Someone's Day with a Friendly Visit

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RSVP OF KENT COUNTY

  • 5 people are interested

*************** MUST BE 55+ ***************


Being a Friendly Visitor is a great way to brighten someone's day. This is an ongoing volunteer position. Visiting being the key word - volunteer simply visits with the client engaging in conversation, maybe a card or board game, taking a stroll outside and/or watching some TV.

Requirements are that you enjoy being with and genuinely care about people.
Willing to visit once maybe 2 times a week for an hour each visit (more if agreed upon).
Able to drive (or access to dependable transportation), to geographical preference of your choice.
Dependable and good communication skills are necessary.
Complete 4 hours of training or provide proof of prior training.

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About RSVP OF KENT COUNTY

Location:

678 Front Ave NW, Ste 205, Grand Rapids, MI 49505, US

Mission Statement

Connecting seniors to meaningful volunteer opportunities which utilize their experience and skills at non-profit organizations that impact the essential needs of Kent County residents.

Description

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, day care centers, police departments, hospitals and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while on duty, pre-service orientation, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

678 Front Ave. NW Ste 205Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(42.9759,-85.67587)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 to 2 hours a week
  • 55+, able to drive or other means of transportation, people friendly

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