Share, laugh, and connect with isolated older adults over the phone

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Family Eldercare

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Connect with an isolated older adult.

Family Eldercare's Lifetime Connections Without Walls is a telephone-based program that provides socially and physically isolated older adults an opportunity to connect, learn, and have fun with others in their community and across the country. Our program offers social and educational classes, support groups, and friendly conversation - all over the telephone - all from the comfort of home.

This volunteer opportunity involves facilitating a class within our program. We can either match you up with a class or if you have an idea for a class, please share it with us. We'll work with you to figure out the details and the best format for transforming your idea into a class for our participants.

This volunteer opportunity is completely virtual and can be done anywhere. All you need is a telephone, computer, and internet connection.

The time commitment is up to you. Each of our four annual sessions (winter, spring, summer, fall) includes 13 weeks of classes (with breaks for holidays). Your commitment can range during those 13 weeks from facilitating a one-time, weekly, or monthly class. Training and on-ongoing support provided.

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we hope you'll join us!

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Group Facilitation
  • Storytelling
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Elder care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on interest of volunteer
  • Computer, phone, reliability, people skills, customer service

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