Ways to Get Involved:

  • Friendly visitor: Visit with assigned resident- play games, read, walks, crafts
  • Adopt-a-grandparent: Visit with a resident to form a special bond
  • Love to bake? Bake in the activity kitchen with residents
  • Dining room hostess: Serve coffee, greet and escort to and from dining room
  • Musical volunteer: Share your talent
  • Bus ride fun: Help residents to and from their room for bus ride adventures
  • Travel presenter: Give a presentation about a place you have traveled to
  • Walking buddies: Walk and talk with a resident and enjoy the outdoor beauty at the same time
  • Reading assistant: Read to residents
  • Garden helper: Assist residents with the outside garden including watering, planting and harvesting
  • Science experiments: Assist with easy household science experiments with residents
  • Dining companion: Visit with a resident during a meal
  • Devotions/prayer volunteer: Read prayers and devotions with residents
  • Bingo Helper: Assist residents in playing bingo
  • Church Helper: Assist residents in walking to the chapel for Saturday church service
  • Manicures: Paint residents' nails and enjoy conversation
  • Veterans group leader: Lead a small group of veterans in conversation and connection

Benefits from Volunteering:

  • Volunteering with seniors can help to create a wealth of knowledge for those who engage with older people
  • Volunteering at a senior living community can bolster your resume by showcasing skill such as organizing tasks and specials events
  • Building relationships is a great way to build your networking skills by strengthening your communication skills
  • Providing your own peace of mind knowing you are doing a great deed for others in need
  • Making new friends