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The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter

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A man with ALS and his wife would love your help with a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks around their home! Assistance needed includes:

-Lawn mowing in the summer/fall, snow shoveling in the winter
-Gardening/weed pulling
-Running errands/picking up groceries
-Basic technology/online care calendar assistance
-Unpacking boxes
-Meal prep
-Helping the husband with hobbies, such as puzzles, woodworking, and sports

Due to the many possibilities available, please feel free to reach out if you have interest in assisting with ANY of these tasks: you would not need to do them all yourself! Any assistance you might be able to provide would be greatly appreciated.

This opportunity is part of the ALS Association's Family Assistance Program:
https://www.als.org/mn-nd-sd/mn-nd-sd/local-care-services/family-assistance-program




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About The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter

Location:

1919 University Avenue West, Suite 175, St. Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

Description

What is ALS?

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system. ALS results in the progressive weakness of voluntary muscles which often leads to total paralysis. There is no known cause or cure for ALS. People with ALS typically live between two and five years after being diagnosed.

How does The ALS Association help?

We fulfill our mission by offering programs, services, and equipment free of charge to anyone affected by ALS residing in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

  • Durable Medical Equipment Loan Pool
  • Communication and Assistive Device Program
  • Family Respite Services
  • Volunteer Help
  • Support Services

Our work is funded by individual donations and the money raised by our special events.

Community
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

A Private HomeSt. James, MN 56081

(43.98207,-94.62832)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Gardening
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Online application (https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=2120943919), phone interview, 2 references

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