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Drumming Circle Leader

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East Side Neighborhood Services

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Come drum virtually with us on Fridays

Do you have an interest in sharing the joy of music and rhythm with people who are experiencing memory loss or other chronic conditions?
We will provide hand drums and other percussion instruments to participants. You bring your drum and the desire to help people experience the benefits of group drumming by leading us in a drum circle on Fridays for 15-30 minutes once or twice a month on Zoom at 11:30am CST.

This activity is part of our group engagement program for people experiencing memory loss or other chronic conditions that meets every Friday from 10:30-Noon on Zoom. Prior to placement in our program, volunteers must provide a sample drumming session to our staff.

Training will be provided on socializing with people experiencing memory loss and working with people on Zoom.

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About East Side Neighborhood Services

Location:

1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413, US

Mission Statement

The mission of East Side Neighborhood Services is to build pathways towards equity by disrupting social and economic barriers. Our vision is that every person thrives, every voice matters.

Description

East Side Neighborhood Services has been a centerpiece of the community for over a century and is a hub for a wide range of services to children and families. Our goals are to help young children (ages 0-6) become school ready; support the ability of youth (ages 6-19) to develop the skills and social responsibility they need to succeed in school and in life; for adults to develop employment and life skills that support income and family stability, healthy relationships, and increased civic engagement; assist older adults to meet basic needs, in particular food security, and make connections that support health and well-being.

Arts & Culture
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Music Therapy
  • Percussion Instrument

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Drum with us on Fridays for 15-30 minutes once or twice a month at 11:30am CST on Zoom.
  • Desire to share fun and joy with people experiencing memory loss. Prior to placement in our program, volunteers must provide a sample drumming session to our staff.

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