Person–to-Person Visitation Volunteer

Job Title:

Person–to-Person Visitation Volunteer

Skills Needed:

  • Love and appreciation for older or disabled adults
  • Patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness to maintain confidentiality
  • Respect for people of different backgrounds

Duties:

  • Visit older or disabled adult
  • Engage in conversation or activity
  • After accepting assignment, call service recipient to confirm time and place of visit
  • Report time spent on volunteer service to program coordinator or office staff

Location of Duties:

Home of service recipient

Time Required:

1 - 2 hour visit

Training / Preparation:

Training provided by program coordinator or other Shepherd's Center designee. Additional updates or additional training as needed and determined by program coordinator or The Shepherd’s Center staff.

Supervisor:

Program Coordinator or designated Shepherd’s Center Staff Member