Assist at local shelter - Ann Arbor

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RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers to assist at a shelter in Ann Arbor.

Volunteers can offer social visits to clients during lunch or dinner and sit with clients to eat, chat, and listen to stories. Others come to play board games, have coffee, play cards, go on a walk, etc. during times where there is no structured programming. Volunteers can bring portable instruments such as guitar or keyboards and perform for clients as well during these times.

Volunteers can also work with social worker staff to create roles to assist them in their casework and resource advocate duties.

Additionally, volunteers can also offer to lead programs with their skill or hobbies such as book clubs, smoking cessation support groups, etc.

LOCATION:
Ann Arbor near East Huron St and 1st Ave.

TIME:
Your first visit must take place between Monday-Friday 9am-430pm when you will meet volunteer staff. Any visits after the first initial visit can take place at any time or day. Visit for 1 hour once/week.

Benefits:

  • Training from helpful staff
  • Volunteer on your schedule
  • Volunteer liability insurance to supplement your own medical and auto insurance
  • Invitation to volunteer recognition events
  • Meet like-minded people, make friends, build connections
  • Feel good knowing you are doing a good deed

Volunteers must be age 55 or better to apply. Provide your phone number when applying.Email rsvp@csswashtenaw.org or call (734) 971-9781 ext. 364

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About RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

Location:

4925 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, US

Mission Statement

To match older adults with meaningful volunteer opportunities in non-profit agencies in Washtenaw County.

Description

RSVP matches individuals 55 years and better with meaningful volunteer opportunities in Washtenaw County. Serving over 50 non-profit agencies in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4925 Packard RdAnn ArborAnn Arbor, MI 48108

(42.24598,-83.66223)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
  • Group Facilitation
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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