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Yard Work with Hospice of the Western Reserve

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ORGANIZATION: VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Basic volunteer duties involved in this assignment:

  • Provide Yard Maintenance including: Lawn Mowing, Weed whacking, Trimming hedges, Weeding flower beds
  • Yard Clean up-picking up sticks, branches, debris

Basic volunteer qualifications involved with this assignment: Ability to operate lawnmowers, small tools, and outdoor equipment, have endurance to perform outdoor work, ability to complete a timesheet.

Who will be served by this assignment? Patient and family of Hospice of the Western Reserve

What is the anticipated benefit of this volunteer service to those receiving the service? Patients/families affected by illnesses that prevent them from caring for their yards will have their property maintained and be relieved of the worry/stress. They will be able to enjoy/appreciate their volunteer maintained yards.

What specific skills will the volunteer need? Walking, bending, stooping, steadiness, physical capability of performing outdoor work; ability to travel to assignments

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About VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Location:

388 S Main St., Ste. 235, Akron, OH 44311, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

VANTAGE Aging promotes positive aging through a variety of programs and services for older adults. Our nonprofit organization serves 38 counties and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. In Summit and Medina Counties, we facilitate the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for those 55 and older who want to make a meaningful impact in the community. We also offer employment training, home care and home health aide assistance, nutrition and home-delivered meal services, alcohol and drug addiction counseling, and mental health and prevention services.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Akron, OH 44320

(41.0789,-81.58706)
 

SKILLS

  • Landscaping
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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