Opportunity Details

Senior Services, Health & Wellness
Families, Low-income communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns
Sports & Recreation,Caring for People,Food Preparation & Meal Services,Gardening/Planting,Other

Age Minimum (with Adult): 17+, Minimum Age:18+, Orientation Required, Background Check

Meeting of Minds Volunteers

Meeting of Minds is a guided group experience for adults in the early stages of dementia, Alzheimer’s or other cognitive impairments. Through diverse social, mental, creative & physical activities participants will gain improved self-esteem, socialization, and a sense of belonging.
Activities include:Physical & Mental Exercise, Arts & Crafts, Group Discussions & Reminiscing,Games & Music.
Volunteer responsiblitiy include:Assisting participants with activities, facilitating small group activities, helping to create a relaxing environment where participants feel at ease,  accompanying participants to & from the NSC buses & assisting with lunch activities.
Volunteer Requirements:Volunteers will be needed 9:45am-2:15pm, Monday-Friday. Volunteers should commit to at least 4 hours/week. All volunteers need a background check.Separate on site training days will be required before you start volunteering
For additional information contact Kat Foizen 302-737-2336 ex. 124 kfoizen@newarkseniorcenter.com
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