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LSS Companion Services-Virtual Connections - Help someone in your community today!
ORGANIZATION: Lutheran Social Service of MN
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1 person is interested
During these times of Covid-19, the need for connection and meaningful relationships is greater than ever.
LSS Companion Services is now seeking volunteers to support older adults via phone or video chat. This is a fun way to connect with others while staying home, create new friendships and make a huge difference for those feeling isolated or overwhelmed. Volunteers must have access to a computer/IPad or smart device (Phone). Virtual training is provided.
- Flexible scheduling
- Older adult and companion are carefully matched based on individual needs and interests
- Must be 18+ years old to volunteer
- We strongly encourage volunteers who are people of color, indigenous, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities to apply
To learn more about our services call 877.540.9443 or visit www.lssmn.org/volunteernow
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About Lutheran Social Service of MN
2485 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108, US
"Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota expresses the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives, and builds community." Expresses the love of Christ for all people: The work of LSS is grounded in Christ's unconditional love for all people. LSS celebrates other faiths and invites everyone who shares our vision to join in the common cause with us. Through service: LSS offers a broad range of service intended to provide all whom we serve the opportunity to live and work with dignity, safety, and hope. Inspires hope: Hope instills conviction about life as it should be and creates the courage to seek it. Changes lives: People who come to LSS yearn for change in their lives. LSS recognizes that its role is to be a catalyst for that change. Builds community: LSS resolves to optimize its capacity for advocacy and influencing change. A center role for LSS is to build the public will with respect to the vision we have for the community's life together.
LSS is the largest, statewide non-profit social service agency in Minnesota with over 2, 400 employees who serve in 300 communities. It is owned by the six Minnesota synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Services are divided into four divisions:
- Children and Youth
- Families and Adults
- Older Adults
- People with Disabilities
Volunteers are a growing part of LSS with more than 10,000 active volunteers working for the vision: LSS Volunteers change lives by encouraging hope and connecting communitites, by energizing staff and enhancing services, by growing their own talents and sense of purpose.
Various locationsNew Ulm, MN 56073
February 14, 2023
- Elder care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Flexible, 2-4 hours per week