Share this opportunity!
x

To:


From:


Message:


UCLA VOLUNTEER CENTER: Become a Friend...
Give and receive the gift of Friendship! A simple visit can make a significant impact on reducing lo...

Become a Friend to a Lonely Senior

March 1st, 2014

Location: 2501 Cherry Avenue, #380 Signal Hill CA 90755
Duration: Ongoing
First Day : Mar 1, 2014



Give and receive the gift of Friendship! A simple visit can make a significant impact on reducing loneliness and providing vital social interaction for a frail senior or disabled adult. Friendly Visitor’s can schedule these appointments monthly or weekly, depending on availability.
r
r Requirements:
r · 18 years of age or older
r · Successfully pass background check
r · One year minimum commitment to program
r · Completion of Friendly Visitor training
r Duties:
r · Volunteer will schedule regular visits or calls with the client
r · Volunteer will keep track of hours spent with their client
r · Volunteer will report monthly hours to VAA staff
r · Volunteer will contact the Volunteer Coordinator with any concerns, problems or questions related to the client’s well-being
r
r Qualifications:
r Demonstrate good interpersonal communication skills
r Exercise sound judgment and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information
r Exhibit reliability and dependability
r Possess a passion to serve frail and isolated senior and disabled adults
r
r Additional Training:
r Volunteers are encouraged to attend ongoing Networking and Training meetings organized by VAA staff

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Posterous Email


Time Details

Volunteer Action for Aging (VAA) recommends a one hour in person visit per week. The dates and times of the visits will be dependent on the Volunteer’s and Senior’s schedule.


Tags: seniors, disabilities, health

Contact Person: Katie Tran

Contact Email: ktran@scanhealthplan.com

Contact Phone Number: 5626377105

Organization: Volunteer Action for Aging

UPcOming Events

View Calendar
Connect
connect on facebook connect on twitter connect on snapchat connect on flickr connect on youtube connect on instagram
Get Involved

The UCLA Volunteer Center welcomes you to participate in service opportunities both on-campus and in the Los Angeles community. Get started:


This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: No posts found.

Make sure this account has posts available on instagram.com.

© UCLA Volunteer Center 2009-2020