Pontoon Escort

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Lake Minnetonka Shores

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Fun opportunity to help our senior residents to our dock on Lake Minnetonka to board our pontoon for lake outings such as fishing or going out for a joy ride. If there is room, escort volunteers can also join them on this pontoon activity if cleared by staff.

Volunteer must be able to handle and push residents in a wheelchair. Some residents maybe able to walk with someone alongside of them but most are in wheelchairs. Volunteers must also enjoy being with the elderly.
Pontoon outings are on Monday & Wednesdays starting at 1:00 - 3:00 and fishing outings are on Wednesday mornings starting at 10:00 a.m. - noon.

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WHEN

Wed Jun 12, 2019 - Wed Aug 28, 2019

WHERE

4515 Shoreline DriveSpring Park, MN 55384

(44.93541,-93.6388)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2/hrs. each run. There are 3 runs per week. You can choose as many pontoon runs to escort for as you wish.
  • Able to communicate with elderly well. Dementia training will be given via DVD. Able to push wheelchairs.

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