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JFSC (Memory Care Volunteer)

Organization Name: JFSC
Opportunity Title: Memory Care Volunteer
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: January 3, 2023
End Date: December 31, 2023

Email: volunteer@jfsc.org
Website: https://www.jfsc.org/index.html
Details:
  • Background/police check requiredAppropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and overTraining or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Memory care programs are essential for the engagement and wellbeing of individuals with dementia, and play a key role in providing respite opportunities for family caregivers of individuals with dementia. JFSC proudly offers in-home memory care programming with the help of our wonderful Memory Care Volunteers. Do you have a knack for art, puzzles, music, or physical games? Or do you simply love spending quality time with others? Memory Care Volunteers provide in-home one-on-one companionship and leisure activity support designed to engage individuals living with memory loss or a diagnosis of a dementia, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, while also providing the opportunity for caregiver respite. We require volunteers in all areas of the city for various shifts, however, our largest need is in the SW quadrant: Area of the City: SW Days of the week: Wednesdays and Thursdays Time of day: Afternoons (i.e. 1:00-4:00pm) Commitment: Up to 3-hours every other week Please join us in delivering this essential support to individuals with dementia and their caregivers!

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