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ORGANIZATION: Benjamin Rose

Get involved and choose to make a positive difference in your community through AmeriCorps Seniors with Benjamin Rose. Our Senior Companion Program, a part of AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, connects volunteers aged 55 and older with older adults in our community to serve as a friend and companion. Volunteers assist with daily living tasks and help to keep seniors independent longer and provide respite to family caregivers. Activities can include running occasional errands, staying engaged in enjoyable activities at home or in the community.

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About Benjamin Rose

Location:

11890 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, OH 44120, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Benjamin Rose is to serve as a trusted partner in the aging journey for individuals of all backgrounds as well as those who care for them.

Description

Benjamin Rose is an over 110-year old Cleveland-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to support caregivers and empower all people to age well through research, consumer-responsive services and client advocacy.

Programs and subsidiaries:

Home & Community based services: Home care, adult day services, social work, mental health services, including day treatment, and Senior Companions.

Rose Centers for Aging Well: Provides home-delivered meals, as well as hot lunches, programs and services at 7 senior center locations throughout Cleveland, East Cleveland and Oakwood.

Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP): Fosters the economic empowerment of disenfranchised communities through outreach education and advocacy, including HUD-approved housing and financial counseling.

Margaret Wagner Apartments: Offers supportive housing for low-income seniors.

Research and Education: Conducts applied aging studies that enhance the lives of older adults and caregivers. Education and training programs disseminate the latest information about aging issues to professional and lay audiences.

Community Advocacy: Identifies and influences public policies that impact older adults and their caregivers.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

11890 Fairhill RoadCleveland, OH 44120

(41.49129,-81.59966)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers serve 15 hours or more a week.
  • Volunteers complete an application, screening process, training and orientation prior to starting.

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