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ORGANIZATION: LITA (Love Is The Answer)



LITA's Bridging Thru Music program provides experienced singers opportunities to lead sing-a-longs with older adults in thier living community. Share your love of song with appreciative older adults and watch their enthusiasm grow as you sing together, perhaps a beloved song from the past! Our Bridging Thru Music Coordinator, Rob Thomure will work with you to schedule and coordinate your volunteer gig, guide and support you. Musical accompaniment provided as needed. Contact Rob at rthomure@litamarin.org to get involved in this fun opportunity!

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About LITA (Love Is The Answer)

Location:

4340 Redwood Hwy, Suite #F 103, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1975, nonprofit organization LITA (Love is the Answer) is a Marin county that strives to improve the quality of life for older adults living in long-term care facilities and private homes by providing volunteer friends for regular visits and a variety of volunteer programs specifically designed to create meaningful connections. With the steady increase of Marin County's older adult population, LITA's programs to help cultivate mutually enriching social connections through: One-to-One friends Bridging Generations Bridging Thru Music Family Connections Caring Connections Pet Connections Seniors in the Park Technology TuneUp LITA works with and places volunteers primarily in retirement and long-term care licensed communities. Through volunteer recruitment, screening and interviewing, volunteers are assessed for volunteer visiting readiness. Pets are evaluated and assessed for the Pet Connection program based on professional pet agency guidelines. References are a requirement and contacted for volunteering with LITA. Volunteer orientations are scheduled per Director and Volunteer availability. LITA's Director of volunteers provides ongoing and as-needed guidance and support. Some of the County events LITA participates in are the annual Marin County Senior Fair, and CVNL's Volunteer Fair. LITA also partners with the Marin County Parks for 4 "Day in the Park" outings.

Description

LITA connects lonely & isolation through:

  • One-to-One Friends
  • Bridging Generations
  • Bridging Thru Music & the Arts
  • Family Connections
  • Caring Connections
  • Pet Connections
  • Memory Care Buddies
  • Seniors in the Park

Pre & Post Pandemic: LITA works with and places volunteers in retirement and long-term care licensed communities. Through volunteer recruitment, screening and interviewing, volunteers are assessed for volunteer visiting readiness. Pets are evaluated and assessed for the Pet Connection program based on professional pet agency guidelines.

Requirements to Volunteer:
  • Background Check
  • References
  • Orientation
  • Official ID or driver's license
  • COVID Vaccine & Booster card
Other Events:
  • Brown bag lunch & learns
  • Memory Care Buddies workshops
  • Volunteer celebration events
  • Marin Senior Fair
  • CVNL's Volunteer Fair
Partnerships:
  • Vivalon
  • Visit.org
  • Muttville Senior Dog Rescue






CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

Fri Sep 21, 2018 - Mon Jun 30, 2025
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

San Rafael, CA 94903

(38.027,-122.54858)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

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