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News/Events Discussion Group Leader

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ORGANIZATION: Waveny LifeCare Network

  • 1 person is interested

Are you interested in local, national and international news?

We are seeking a mature individual to meet with a small group of seniors to explore and discuss news and current events.

Ideally the group would meet for 45 minutes in the afternoon on a weekday.

This opportunity would provide a mutual benefit and the chance to gain an intergenerational perspective on topics of the day.

All volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated for Covid. Please contact Stella Clarke, Executive Director of Community Engagement and Volunteering for more information SClarke@Waveny.org 203 594 5334

2 Shifts

  • afternoon / 01:30 PM to 02:00 PM
    Lead a small group discussion for residents of our Assisted Living Memory Care Residence
  • afternoon / 03:30 PM to 04:15 PM
    Meet with residents in our Assisted Living Memory Care residence to discuss news, current events.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Waveny LifeCare Network

Location:

3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840, US

Mission Statement

Committed to our community for over 40 years as a trusted nonprofit, Waveny has sought to provide the highest quality of care since 1975. Our full spectrum of care anticipates your every need. From at-home rehabilitation to long-term therapy and nursing care, hospice and everything in between, Waveny provides award-winning personalized solutions for patients of all ages. Our community outreach includes school nursing, community health screenings, health education and wellness programs.

Description

Our Volunteer program impacts the lives of our patients, residents AND volunteers providing enrichment, social connection, purpose and opportunities to learn and grow while making a difference!
As a nonprofit organization, we are a mission-based provider of healthcare, housing and support services to approximately 2,400 people every year. Waveny relies on our talented staff and hundreds of volunteers to deliver the highest quality of person-centered care every day. Our compassion is reflected in the smiles of the caregivers and those in our care, and our quality earns us industry accolades each year. The generosity of spirit we see in these connections mirrors the commitment of our donors to help us carry out this important work. Our Volunteer program provides a wide range of opportunities and flexible hours. We invest in our volunteer team providing training and mentoring to maximize the impact of the time and skills shared. We are grateful for our core team of volunteers, some of whom have been participating for decades, and we also welcome new volunteers and can incorporate what ever time you can offer.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Politics
Seniors
Education & Literacy, Politics, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

3 Farm RdNew Canaan, CT 06840

(41.12817,-73.49259)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Adult Education
  • History
  • Journalism
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 1 hour weekly or bi weekly.

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