Offer Companionship and Chore Support for a Senior Veteran caring for her Father in West Seattle

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ORGANIZATION: Full Life Care

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  • How would you like to support a senior veteran family caregiver in West Seattle whose hope is to find social engagement for her father and support with various tasks?

  • Would you enjoy helping with yardwork or offering social support for a few hours a month, contributing to this caregiver’s much-needed respite?

  • Volunteer hours are generally flexible and can easily be worked out with your schedule.
  • Meet other volunteers while sharing this opportunity by being a part of a small team in the West Seattle area.
Consider applying to the Care Teams program today!

Learn more, and submit an Interest Form at https://www.fulllifecare.org/ways-to-give/volunteer/

Volunteer Care Teams provide caregivers an opportunity for much-needed respite and self-care by working together with other volunteer team members to provide social, emotional, and practical support, helping to alleviate social isolation and caregiver burnout.

No minimum experience needed; Training and ongoing support provided.

As one caregiver said of her Care Team: "I truly am grateful for our team. Their kindness and their readiness to provide meaningful interaction with my husband [the care recipient] has been greatly beneficial to me not feeling isolated and alone. This week your team allowed me to see people I had not seen since before the Pandemic. All of the team is warm, friendly, and compassionate."

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About Full Life Care

Location:

1625 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, US

Mission Statement

Full Life Care is a not-for-profit organization working toward a future where adults with chronic and terminal illnesses or disabilities can be compassionately supported in their communities rather than living in isolation or having to resort to institutional care. Full Life Care is dedicated to enhancing individuals' quality of life, respecting their dignity, and providing for them with care and compassion.

Description

Full Life Care services include adult day health, home care, volunteer companionship, and housing stabilization and support for clients in Washington state (King County and Snohomish County).

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
People with Disabilities, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Home VisitSeattle, WA 98136

(47.53782,-122.39115)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Times are flexible and self-scheduled for long term visits (about 4 hours a month for a 3 month trial period); Total commitment of 1 year is encouraged

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