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Visit-A-Bit Volunteer

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Visiting Nurse Association
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Maryland Heights, MO
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Published 28 days ago
Visit-A-Bit Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity Description- We are seeking Visiting Volunteers for our Visit-A-Bit program. Visit-A-Bit (VAB) is designed to directly address senior adult loneliness in the Greater St. Louis area. It’s a weekly socialization program (at least one hour a week but no more than two) that connects volunteers with seniors who may be living alone or in a senior community. The program pairs them together based on location, interests, and hobbies to develop meaningful relationships.

Requirements Of The Program:

  • Call the Visit-A-Bit Manager with any issues, concerns, or questions.
  • Visits take place at the senior's home (we pair based on your location/interests).
  • Complete an online visit report after visiting with your assigned senior.
  • Be a friend to your senior and refer to your training manual if you have questions.
  • Must be respectful, gentle, kind, and non-judgmental.
  • Visit your senior weekly for at least one hour but no more than two hours.
  • In the event you can't visit one week, you replace the visit with a phone call.

Qualifications:

·        Must be at least 16 years old, in high school and have a valid driver’s license.

·        No experience required.

·        Should exhibit a great deal of patience and provide a peaceful and meaningful experience for your Senior.

·        Volunteers should genuinely want to be there and want to help. This is a long term commitment.

·        No certifications or specific licenses required.

·        No physical exertions or qualifications required to be a volunteer.

Volunteer Opportunity Description- We are seeking Visiting Volunteers for our Visit-A-Bit program. Visit-A-Bit (VAB) is designed to directly address senior adult loneliness in the Greater St. Louis area. It’s a weekly socialization…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

At your assigned senior's residence

Maryland Heights, MO, USA

How to Apply

Visit-A-Bit is designed for you to visit with your senior for at least one time a week for a minimum of an hour. If you have read over the volunteer job description and this is something you would love to do and make a difference in a senior's life, please email Michele at mprevedel@vnastl.org or call 314-918-7171 ext 1274.

Visit-A-Bit is designed for you to visit with your senior for at least one time a week for a minimum of an hour. If you have read over the volunteer job description and this is…

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