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Lutheran Social Service of MN

AmeriCorps Legacy Corps for Veterans and Military Families is looking for individuals to service as respite volunteers throughout your community. Our volunteers provide friendship to an older adult which allows the family caregiver a well-deserved break to run errands or rest.

***During these times of Covid-19, the need for respite, connection, and meaningful friendship is greater than ever. We are providing in-home visits for respite service by volunteers in home while social distancing and using PPE as well as phone and virtual reassurance. We ensure the care receiver and volunteer are comfortable being in person. We also respect if volunteers are not comfortable being in person by having the option to serve virtual. ***

  • No experience or diploma required - we’ll provide all necessary training
  • Volunteers receive monthly living allowance and end of service education award
  • Time commitment of 300 or 450 hours a year (6-8 hours a week)
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Older adult and companion are carefully matched based on individual needs and interests
  • Must be 17+ years old to volunteer
  • Volunteers receive monthly living allowance and end of service education award
  • ***Education award can be passed down to children or grandchildren***

To learn more visit: LSSMN.ORG/OA/SERVICES or call 1.800.582.5260

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About Lutheran Social Service of MN

Location:

2485 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108, US

Mission Statement

"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.

Description

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.

Community
Faith-Based
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9 Central Street WestBagley, MN 56621

(47.52201,-95.39894)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • 6 hours a week

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