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Cleaning and Companionship for Seniors

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NewBridge

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 14 people are interested
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Currentt volunteers are required to be vaccinated from COVID-19 before engaging in this program.

A prevailing sense of loneliness is among the most common issues faced by Adults 60+ today With 42.6 million older adults reporting a feeling of social disconnect - a fact compounded by the decline of traditional community centers such as churches.

Our Home Chore Program looks to alleviate that loneliness while helping with practical tasks.

As a volunteer, you will be paired/matched with a senior near you. You will be responsible for visiting that senior once to twice a month, making sure they are doing ok, listening to their stories and helping with chores that have become difficult for them.

We have matches that have been together for OVER TEN YEARS. This is a great way to fulfill your new year's resolution of helping others but also creating a relationship that brings real meaning to both parties.

Apply Here: https://www.newbridgemadison.org/volunteerapplication

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About NewBridge

Location:

4142 Monona Dr, Madison, WI 53716, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower older adults to access affordable resources to maintain their health, safety, independence and community connection.

Description

To ensure longer, safer and healthier independent lives, NewBridge provides a variety of services for older adults. Over 500 volunteers a year help seniors throughout Madison, WI.

People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

MadisonMadison, WI 53704

(43.14381,-89.35115)
 

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours a month. Completely dependent on your schedule.
  • Kindness and Empathy

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