Related Program: SEARCH - Androscoggin County
Auburn, Durham, Greene, Leeds,
Lewiston, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls,
Livermore, Mechanic Falls,
Minot, Poland, Sabattus,
Turner, and Wales
Type(s) of Volunteer(s) Needed: Individuals
Position description: SEARCH Visitation Volunteers are matched with an elderly person to visit with for a few hours each week and provide support, companionship, and help with daily tasks.
Impact of opportunity: SEARCH Visitation Volunteers support the mission of the SEARCH program to enable the frail, vulnerable elderly to remain independent and increasingly connected to a caring community.
Qualifications & Skills Required:
Training Offered: Visitation Volunteers must participate in Catholic Charities Volunteer Orientation and initial training offered by the program, and then he/she may attend volunteer support group meetings or scheduled workshops as they are offered.
Time Commitment/Schedule: 3-4 hours or more per week
Program Contact: Wendy Russell, (207) 784-0157 or [email protected]