Volunteer 2018-07-11T06:56:30+00:00
Shalom Park Volunteer
Shalom Park Volunteer
Shalom Park Volunteer

Volunteers

Shalom Park
Aurora, CO

Shalom Park is a retirement community in Aurora, CO established in 1992 to care for the elders in our community. We are looking for talented, innovative and friendly people to join our team.

We are motivated by our desire to “Honor our Fathers and Mothers.” We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our residents, and the community we serve. We challenge the status quo and ask how we can improve what we do. We hire kind and adaptable people with the heart and desire to help our residents and one another.

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Bingo Volunteer Duties:

  • Escort residents to and from Bingo
  • Assist residents during Bingo games
  • Assist in the set-up and clean-up
  • Call Bingo games when regular caller is not available

Book Club Duties:

  • Assist with set-up and clean-up
  • Facilitate or assist with monthly book club meeting
  • Serve residents coffee

Craft Leader Duties:

  • To provide a creative outlet for residents and to maintain fine motor skills
  • Assist or lead with simple craft projects with the residents
  • Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator/Liaison to discuss ideas
  • Assist with set-up and clean-up
  • Escort residents to and from craft program

Book Cart Attendant Purpose:

  • To provide the residents an opportunity to get books and magazines
  • Take cart to each neighborhood so residents have an opportunity to get books and magazines
    Track books as they go out
  • Maintain inventory of books and magazines
  • Assist residents in picking out different books and magazines
    • Once a week; time and day are flexible, but need to be kept consistent week to week

Mending Leader Duties:

  • Converse and interact with residents while sewing/mending
  • Perform small mending jobs such as sewing hems, buttons, etc.
    • Once a week; time and day are flexible, but need to be kept consistent week to week

Life-Long Learning Duties:

  • Escort residents to and from Life-Long Learning program
  • Serve residents when food is a part of the program
  • Assist Activity staff during program
    • Mondays 10:00AM — 12:00PM

Men’s Group Leader Duties:

  • To implement an activity for male residents
  • Meet with Volunteer Coordinator/Liaison to plan and organize the program topics for the male residents
  • Assist in collecting the necessary supplies for the activity
  • Assist the participants to and from the activity
  • Meet twice a month. Day and time is flexible, but must remain consistent from month to month
  • Program Ideas:
    • Automobiles, Poker, Sports, Sports Trivia, Politics/Current Events or any other area of interest or knowledge you can share with the male residents

One-to-One Friendship Duties:

  • To provide one-to-one conversations with residents. You will be matched with one resident at a time to develop a relationship.
  • You will receive a brief overview of the resident and training for one-to-one visiting.
  • Provide social interaction with residents
  • Converse with the resident— learning about their past and sharing stories
  • Escort resident outside on nice days if the resident has indicated an interest in being outdoors
    • Once a week or as scheduled with the Volunteer Coordinator/Liaison

Party Host Duties:

  • Assist in decorating for the special event/party
  • Assist with clean-up after the special event/party
  • Escort residents to and from the special event/party
  • Assist in serving food and drink during the event
  • Birthday parties for residents are on the third Wednesday of each month
  • Special events scheduled each month (various times and dates)
  • Programs needing a host include:
    • Birthday parties
    • Special Events
    • Sunday Afternoon Entertainment

Readers Duties:

  • To read to residents who have a past interest in reading, but are no longer able to read
  • Converse with residents about past interest of reading
  • Obtain books through the Volunteer Coordinator/Liaison that are appropriate to read
  • Spend time with the resident reading the literature they would like to hear
    • Times are flexible, but need to be kept consistent from week to week.

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