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DIABLO VALLEY FOUNDATION FOR THE AGING

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Do you like arts, crafts, music, exercise, fun, and joy? Then this is the role for you! Join us to provide a great day of creative activities for seniors living with Alzheimers, Dementia and other cognitive and/or physical challenges. Founded in 1987, Diablo Valley Foundation for the Aging's Valley Oak Respite Center is seeking enthusiastic, energetic, compassionate, and caring personalities to assist with socialization and activities at this day program for older adults. Due to the very special nature of this program, we are requesting volunteers be age 21 or over, and willing to commit to a regular and consistent schedule.

Volunteer activities include interaction with the day-care participants including arts/crafts, music, exercise, brain games, and meal support. Lunches are provided by families of participants, but basic support, oversight and care are needed. The Valley Oak program is open weekdays from 10:30 to 2:30 p.m and begins July 19, 2021.

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About DIABLO VALLEY FOUNDATION FOR THE AGING

Location:

490 Gofl Club Road, PLEASANT HILL, CA 94523, US

Mission Statement

Diablo Valley Foundation for the Aging's mission is to provide compassionate services to help seniors maintain independence, dignity and peace of mind.

Description

Diablo Valley Foundation for the Aging is a not-for-profit corporation providing community service to seniors in Contra Costa County since 1975. Founded by a group of community leaders including Dean S. Lesher, former publisher of the Contra Costa Times, and Katharine M. Grant, a social worker, the Foundation is committed to providing vital services to aging persons who are at risk because they are alone, isolated, pressed by financial problems, or are confused. The focus of our organization is to prevent inappropriate institutionalization of elders by providing the necessary support to maintain them in the community. Comprised of dedicated professionals and volunteers, we enable older adults to live with as much independence and freedom as possible.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

989 San Ramon Valley Blvd.Danville, CA 94526

(37.80686,-121.9929)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Consistent schedule requested - 3-4 hours/day
  • Volunteers must be vaccinated against COVID 19.

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