Adult Day Care Center Volunteer - Day Break (Sunnyvale)

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Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Catholic Charities' Day Break programs support dependent older adults and their family caregivers at two different locations in Santa Clara County (South San Jose and Sunnyvale).

Day Break Cares Sunnyvale is a fun and rewarding place to volunteer your time. We are a social adult day care program providing a warm and freiendly place for care givers to leave their loved ones for five or more hours a day.

Please come and be a part of our Adult Day Care Family.

ADULT DAY CARECENTER VOLUNTEER

The Day Break adult day care centers in South San Jose and Sunnyvale provide a safe environment for dependent seniors so that their family caregivers can get a much-needed break. Volunteers help the seniors engage in recreational activities (arts & crafts, reminiscence activities, games & puzzles, etc.) to stimulate cognitive and social skills; physical activities such as exercise and yoga to maintain physical functioning; and social interaction amongst peers to reduce seniors' isolation. Volunteers are encouraged to share their unique talents with the group.

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About Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Location:

2625 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95134, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County serves and advocates for individuals and families in need, especially those living in poverty. Rooted in gospel values, we work to create a more just and compassionate community in which people of all cultures and beliefs can participate.

Description

Catholic Charities employs integrated services designed to address the multiple factors that impact one's ability to be self sufficient and stable. Also because these issues have intergenerational impact, Catholic Charities programs are geared to reach families and across age groups: At-risk youth and their parents Older adult caregivers and caregivers of older adults Single parents Individuals Newly arrived immigrants and refugees Catholic Charities serves people of all beliefs, cultures, ethnicities and ages.

Because Catholic Charities values the contribution you're making to our work; the agency offers all volunteers the following important benefits:

Developing marketable skills for future career opportunities;

Personal growth through the experience of working with a diverse staff

Training and other learning opportunities;

Annual recognition events;

Coverage under Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Workers' Compensation insurance policy;

Credit Union privileges at County Federal Credit Union.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sunnyvale United Methodist Church535 Old San Francisco RoadSunnyvale, CA 94086

(37.36818,-122.02446)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • prefer 8 hours weekly commit

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