Volunteer Casual Caregiver (VCC)

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WISE & Healthy Aging

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WISE & Healthy Aging, a multi-service, nonprofit, community-based organization has been awarded an innovative and exciting 3-year training and intervention grant. Objectives of the project are to: 1) develop and deliver supportive services to persons living alone with dementia; 2) improve the quality and effectiveness of programs and services dedicated to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and dementia or at high risk of dementia; and 3) deliver behavioral symptom management training and expert consultation to family caregivers. This is a temporary, grant-based program.

The Volunteer Casual Caregiver (VCC) is a critical member of the Capability Care Project team engaged in Objective 1 above, having the most frequent contact with program clients. VCCs serve as the "eye and "Ears" of the program via their weekly, friendly visits with assigned clients , provide companionship and oversight regarding the functioning concerns to be reported back to the assigned Care Manager for actionable interventions.

VCCs attend all required training modules prior to embarking on volunteer visits. Weekly in-home visitation, complete the Volunteer Home Visit Checklist at each client contact; participate in on-going continuing education and training and weekly Supervision with the Project Manager and other staff/volunteers to ensure care plans are being followed and appropriate support is being provided to both volunteers and clients alike.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1527 4th Street, 2nd FloorSanta Monica, CA 90401

(34.0148,-118.49271)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 4 hours per week between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.
  • Exhibits a friendly, professional manner in all communications. Dependable and maintain regular weekly schedule. Adheres to all safety standards while in the community and abides by all of the rule and regulations under WISE and Healthy Aging.

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