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Senior Program Activity Assistant - Evanston Corps

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

The Senior Program Activity Assistant will support events and activities for older adults who would like to work on maintaining good health. Activities may include Bingo, Fitness, Field Trips, Movie Days, and more).

Our Senior Activities occur Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the month from 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Evanston Corps Community Center - 1403 Sherman Ave, Evanston.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Must enjoy working with seniors from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Ability to motivate and energize others
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

Policies:

Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.


For additional questions, please contact Shakerah at shakerah.olivera@usc.salvationarmy.org. You can also complete an application online at http://bttr.im/0u4b6.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

Location:

5040 N. Pulaski, Volunteer Resource Department, Chicago, IL 60630, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Salvation Army is to meet human needs wherever they may be, without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army is serving more people in need and delivering the broadest array of services than any other not-for-profit organization in Chicagoland. The Salvation Army is making an impact every day in three key areas of critical importance and concern to people across Chicagoland -- Homelessness, Violence and Education. And, The Salvation Army is delivering the most critical services -- food, shelter, emergency assistance and disaster relief.

In communities throughout Chicago and the surrounding five-county area, we extend emergency and supportive assistance from 28 corps community centers, 80 service extension units, the Emergency Disaster Services Center, residential programs, mobile units, and several counseling sites.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Hunger
Community, Faith-Based, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

1403 Sherman AvenueEvanston, IL 60201

(42.04283,-87.68157)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Shifts are available on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:30pm - 4:00pm.
  • A confidential background check is required for this position. Completion of a health questionnaire and wearing a face mask may be required during the shift.

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