Art/Music/Dance/Drama/Laughter Therapy Volunteer

Save to Favorites

Illumination Foundation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested
IF Logo

We are looking for a social worker, therapist, musician, actor, dancer, or artist to facilitate a form of art therapy with homeless individuals who are recovering at our recuperative care facilities. We welcome a wide variety of arts! This can be an individual or group volunteering opportunity.

All of the clients who reside in the recuperative care facilities have recently been discharged from a hospital and instead of being sent back to the streets, they are given shelter, food, nursing & behavioral health oversight and assistance to find stable housing. They have a wide range of mental health conditions, many have battled addictions and substance use, but all are on the road to recovery. We find that our clients are bored throughout the day and unmotivated to improve their well being on their own.

It would be an amazing service to offer them the opportunity to go through the healing process with the aid of the arts!

We have multiple locations throughout Orange and LA county that could use your skills! We have a lot of flexibility at our sites in terms of hours and days of the week as we are a 24/7 shelter. We just ask that you can commit to coming regularly once a week to establish a routine with the patients in our program.

17 More opportunities with Illumination Foundation

2 Reviews
Advocacy & Human Rights Arts & Culture Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Mon Jul 09, 2018 - Mon Dec 31, 2018
08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

WHERE

Jackson StMidway City, CA 92655

(33.746246,-117.98201)
 

SKILLS

  • Painting
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Music Arts
  • Dance
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Any day, once a week for 1-2 hours - flexible
  • Positive, resilient attitude

Report this opportunity