We are looking for volunteers to invite and accompany residents to our weekly (on site) Catholic Mass. Volunteers are given a list of names of residents who would like to attend and who need volunteers to push them in their wheelchairs to the chapel on the main floor. Volunteers also hand out prayer sheets as needed and, after the service, help residents back to their rooms.
Able to assist elders who have physical and/or cognitive challenges.
Physically capable of pushing elders in wheelchairs and carrying out physical tasks as required.
Able to communicate well in verbal and written English.
Friendly, reliable, patient and respectful.
Able to follow direction and enjoy teamwork.
Willingness to listen, learn and develop effective ways to interact with elders.
Sincere interest in the social and spiritual needs elders.
Want to have FUN!
An opportunity to interact with elders in a health care setting that specializes in serving elders.
Opportunity to interact with health care staff.
Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the residents who greatly value the opportunity to attend Mass and visit with friendly and helpful volunteers.
Free education sessions offered periodically. Criminal Records Review Required