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Activity Assistant at ACC Care Center!

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ORGANIZATION: ACC Senior Services

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Is your passion caring for others? ACC Senior Services' mission is to promote the general welfare and enhance the quality of life for our community by identifying, developing, and providing culturally sensitive health and social services for older adults. Volunteer with us to help to enrich the lives of seniors, elevate the human spirit and encourage social communication through group recreation. Help ACC Care Center residents by becoming an Activity Assistant Volunteer today!

Here's what you'll do on a typical day:

  • Engage with senior residents in regularly scheduled fun activities!
  • Build companionship with seniors!
  • Some of our favorite activities include bingo, other board games and card games, and crafts!
  • Other duties as assigned.

Some skills that will make you successful while you volunteer are:

  • Please be able to demonstrate patience, compassion, and a desire to help others.
  • Dependable and able to commit to a regular schedule.
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a friendly and professional manner.

Location:

ACC Care Center, 7801 Rush River Drive, Sacramento CA, 95831

Schedule & Length of Commitment

Shifts available 7 days per week, perfect for anyone who works or attends school full-time! We ask our volunteers to commit to a regular schedule for at least three (3) months.

Requirements to Volunteer at ACC Care Center

  • All volunteers are required to complete an initial phone screening with our Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 .
  • Volunteers in this position are required to complete an online background check through Backgrounds Online.
    • ACC pays for all volunteer background checks.
    • No volunteer is denied solely on the grounds of criminal conviction; but the date, nature, and relevance of the offense to the positions assigned may be considered.
  • Volunteers are required to watch two (2) training videos ; about Elder Abuse Prevention and Mandated Reporting, and HIPAA Confidentiality. Total duration = approximately 45 minutes. (Links provided after initial phone screening).
  • Volunteers are required to read and sign all waivers in our Volunteer Application Packet . (Provided after initial phone screening).
  • Volunteers at ACC Care Center are required to complete a Tuberculosis test and Physical Exam with your own primary care physician before starting. If you’ve had these two things done within the past 3 months, we will accept a copy. These two things must be completed annually.

4 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    This shift is available Sunday, Wednesday, and Saturday!
  • 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    This shift is available Monday and Friday.
  • 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    This shift is available Sunday, Wednesday, and Saturday!
  • 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
    This shift is available Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About ACC Senior Services

Location:

7334 Park City Drive, Sacramento, CA 95831, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote the general welfare and enhance the quality of life for our community by identifying, developing, and providing culturally sensitive health and social services for older adults. Our vision is to create an array of services to help older adults sustain their independence and lifestyle.

Description

ACC Senior Services (ACC) volunteers provide priceless dedication and support to our organization, and help us make a difference in the lives of seniors and family caregivers. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to learn new skills, assist with program implementation, and of course - make new friends! The ACC Volunteer Program is made up of a diverse group of individuals such as students, working professionals, homemakers, retirees, and more. The key characteristics that bring our volunteers together within our organization are their friendliness and interest in helping others.

We understand that volunteers need flexibility, so our Volunteer Coordinator will work with you to find a position that best fits your availability, skills, and interests. We invite you to volunteer with us and become a part of our community! If you're interested in becoming an ACC volunteer, please visit the volunteer page on our website to fill out a Volunteer Interest Form.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

7801 Rush River DriveSacramento, CA 95831

(38.48413,-121.52549)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are asked to commit to a regular schedule for at least three (3) months.
  • Volunteers are required to complete a Tuberculosis skin test and physical exam annually; and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to assignment.

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