Many seniors and adults with disabilities want to stay in the comfort of their homes, but need extra support for their bodies, minds, and hearts. Moreover, their caregivers need a break to re-energize.
Encourage movement during chair exercise
Support the process of expression during art therapy
Join in during song circle
Be there to fully hear and honor the memories triggered by an activity
Enjoy the variety of new activities that start every week (If you have a special talent you would like to share let us know.)
If you are excited to build relationships and are available weekdays between 10am and 3pm, this will be a very rewarding opportunity! Commit to one activity for 1-2 hours a week or 3-4 hours a week.
Be the one to engage a participant with dementia or traumatic brain injury Break their social isolation by sharing laughter, movement, and conversation.
Program orientation plus on-going feedback and coaching provided. Join a team of dedicated and fun staff in improving the lives others.
Locations: Marie Smith Center, 4616 N. Albina St., Portland OR 97217
Lambert House, 2600 SE 170 th Ave., Portland OR 97236
Adult Day Services: Community-based medical and social models of age. Our adult day centers offers daytime respite services for caregivers and provide a supportive, therapeutic, and empowering environment for seniors and adults with a variety of health-related needs.
Our Vision Volunteers of America Oregon is a leader in creating vibrant, compassionate communities where every member is valued, every home is safe and every life is self-determined. Our Mission Volunteers of America Oregon changes lives by promoting self-determination, building strong communities and standing for social justice. Our Values High quality of service to our community. Ethical communications, Diversity, inclusiveness and equality, Partnership/collaborations and innovative solutions, Compassion and acceptance.
Since 1896, Volunteers of America Oregon has worked to change lives by promoting self-determination and building strong communities. Today, through the dedication of over 300 staff members and more than 1000 volunteers, we help thousands of families in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington areas. We serve men, woman and children with a continuum of services, touching individuals from all walks of life, from the youngest to the oldest.