Group Activities Assistant Volunteer

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Hale Ku'ike

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Opportunity: We are looking for volunteers to assist with our group activities to help engage our residents living with dementia. Provide motivation, good humor and a little extra help for those who need it.

Responsibilities: Connect with our residents through activities such as exercises, discussion groups, dancing, specially adapted games (word games, physical games), housework (folding, wiping), simple crafts, sing-a-longs, bingo, art, pet visits, holiday parties and more. Help out with setting up activities, welcoming residents to the group, assisting the Activities Leader with the current activity.

Skills/Qualifications: Must be willing to help others and enjoy talking and visiting with people. Must be willing to interact with people who have a memory impairment. Must treat participants, staff and fellow volunteers with dignity and respect. Must be dependable, patient, and have a good sense of humor.

Lines of Communication: You will work with the Activities Department Staff and the Director of Community Engagement.

Orientation: Volunteers must attend a mandatory 2-hour orientation. Volunteers learn about dementia, communication skills, and dementia activities.

Work Requirements: A negative 2-step TB test is required within one year prior to your volunteer start date. If a 2-step has been completed more than one year before start date, then a 1-step TB test is required within one year of start date. In this case, copies of both the 2-step and 1-step would be required.

Times Available: We work with your schedule! Timeslots available from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. Minimum time per day is one hour.

Commitment: Volunteers are requested to commit to volunteer a minimum of one time a month.

Volunteer Benefits: Free parking and free lunch!

Contact: Director of Community Engagement, Dorothy Colby, via phone or e-mail if you are interested in applying for this volunteer opportunity. Phone 808-595-6770 or email dorothy@halekuike.com.

This volunteer opportunity is available at all three of our locations:

Nuuanu * Hale Kūʻike * 95 Kawananakoa Place * Honolulu, HI 96817 * 808-595-6770

Kaneohe * Hale Kūʻike Bayside * 45-212 Kaneohe Bay Drive * Kaneohe, HI 96744 * 808-235-6770

Pali (opening April 2019) * Hale Kūʻike Pali * 2627 Pali Highway * Honolulu, HI 96817 * 808-525-6770

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Hale Ku'ike95 Kawananakoa PlHonoluluHonolulu, HI 96817

(21.32684,-157.85025)
 

SKILLS

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GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Times Available: We work with your schedule! Timeslots available from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. Minimum time per day is two hours. Commitment: Volunteers are requested to commit to volunteer a minimum of two times a month.
  • Work Requirements: A negative 2-step TB test is required within one year prior of your volunteer start date is required. If a 2-step has been completed more than one year before start date, then a 1-step TB test is required within one year of start d

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