Volunteer Opportunity

Visit-A-Bit Volunteer

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Visiting Nurse Association | Maryland Heights, MO
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Start Date

May 6, 2019

End Date

May 6, 2020

Times of Day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Job Overview: The Visiting Volunteer roll is meant to provide companionship for lonely and isolated Seniors that are a part of our Visit A Bit program. It is also meant to educate the senior on things that will assist in living alone happily and provide an outlet for conversation and bonding.

Responsibilities & Duties:

·        Visit the Senior on the same day at the same time each week.

·        Provide “phone touches” to the Senior if assigned.

·        Try to follow the assigned work uploaded on the website for each designated visit.

·        Remember to do your surveys online.

·        Encourage your senior to do their online surveys.

·        Call the Visit A Bit Coordinator with any issues, concerns or question before and after each visit.

·        Be a friend to your Senior and refer to your training manual if you have questions.

·        Must be respectful, gentle, kind and non-judgmental.

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.

Job Overview: The Visiting Volunteer roll is meant to provide companionship for lonely and isolated Seniors that are a part of our Visit A Bit program. It is also meant to educate the senior on things that will assist in living alone happily…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

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

Location

Maryland Heights, MO
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