Life Enrichment Volunteer

Department: Life Enrichment

Supervisor: Life Enrichment Coordinator

Goal:  To provide support to the Life Enrichment team who develop and implement activity programming for residents.

Environment: Blakeford at Green Hills provides multiple levels of care and services to its residents, through a continuing care plan, in an attractive surrounding while offering an array of personal services and activities.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Help decorate & set up for parties, serve, clean up after
  • Assist with transporting residents
  • Help with Ladies’ Tea
  • Call Bingo
  • Play games with residents (scrabble, Rummikub, Tri-Ominos, Bridge, etc.)
  • Help with special activities- example: making banana milk shakes, making candy
  • Help with arts & craft classes
  • Provide Music & Memory residents their headphones and mp3 players so they can listen to their music. Make sure mp3 players are charged
  • Help gather residents for activities
  • Organize & label DVDs
  • Organize games
  • Clean & organize supply closet

Recommended Qualities and Skills:

  • Compassion for and interest in elders
  • Empathetic and patient
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Energetic and creative