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Visitation “On-Call” Volunteer for SEARCH - Somerset County area

Related Program: SEARCH - Somerset

Business Office: Christ the King Parish, 273 Water Street, PO Box 2027, Skowhegan, ME 04976, T 207 576-5730 ATTN: Cindy Whitney

Skowhegan, ME

Key Responsibilities: • Visit an elderly person for “on-call’ hours – as needed, and provide services as agreed upon • Notify the SEARCH program of any changes or concerns regarding the person’s circumstances • Send in a monthly service report • Maintain good communication with SEARCH staff • Understand and adhere to the principle of confidentiality • Handle all financial transactions in an honest, responsible manner and report the accurately to the person served and to the program Impact of opportunity: SEARCH “On-Call 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. Make a difference today in the life of a senior!

Qualifications & Skills Required: • Education sufficient to be able to communicate in a capable manner and to be able to communicate reports to the program staff • Experience with the elderly on a formal or informal basis (recommended) • A willingness to demonstrate patience, sensitivity, flexibility • The ability to listen to, work with, and help an elderly person • Vehicle and valid driver’s license with state required insurance Training Offered: Visitation “On-call” 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: as needed – flexible schedule Benefits:Build a relationship with an elderly person and gain experience supporting him or her with daily tasks; make a difference in your community today!

Program Contact: Jodi Waterhouse, (207) 576-5730 or [email protected]

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