Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers provide significant contributions to Medford Leas. Giving your time, talent and skills can truly impact the lives of others. The following is a list of volunteer opportunities at Medford Leas. To get involved, please fill out this Volunteer Application or contact Marcy Stevenson, Volunteer Coordinator at 609-654-3529 or marcystevenson@medfordleas.net

We have the following volunteer opportunities available for Medford Leas residents and community persons age 16 and older:

Fitness and Aquatics:

Transporter

Task: Transporting residents to and from the fitness center and apartments.

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:30-11:30/ Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 1:30-2:30 (commitment to at least 1x a week for at least 1 month)

Requirements and Responsibilities: Volunteer will interact directly with residents, staff, and other volunteers. Volunteer will receive a list of residents to assist in transportation to the fitness center for their appointment time and assist residents safely back. Must be able to move about freely to respond to situations that require lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, walking, sitting, and pushing wheelchairs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Therapeutic Recreation:

Hand Massages

Task: Providing hand massages and back massages to a small group of residents to promote relaxation

Schedule: Fridays 4:00-5:00

Requirements and Responsibilities: Volunteer will interact directly with residents, staff, and other volunteers. Volunteers must be able to self-direct after orientation and be able to retrieve the supplies needed to carry out this task.

Therapeutic Recreation:

Activity Assistant

Task: Assist with TR activities and resident individual pursuits

Schedule: Tuesdays 10:00-11:00/ Monday- Friday 3:00-5:00 (Commitment to at least 1x a week for 1 hour)

Requirements and Responsibilities: Volunteer will interact directly with residents, staff, and other volunteers. Volunteer must be able to lead self- directed activities. Must be able to move about freely to respond to situations that require lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, walking, sitting, and pushing wheelchairs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Therapeutic Recreation:

Musician

Task: Connect with Health Care Residents through music

Schedule: Tuesdays 10:00-11:00/ Monday- Friday 3:00-5:00 (Commitment to at least 1x a week for 1 hour)

Requirements and Responsibilities: Volunteer will interact directly with residents, staff, and other volunteers. Volunteer must be able to lead self- directed activities. Must be able to move about freely to respond to situations that require lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, walking, sitting, and pushing wheelchairs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Pet Visits:

Task: Connect with Health Care Residents through Pet Therapy

Schedule: Tuesdays 10:00-11:00/ Monday- Friday 3:00-5:00 (Commitment to at least 1x a week for 1 hour)

Requirements and Responsibilities: Volunteer will interact directly with residents, staff, and other volunteers. Volunteer must be able to lead self- directed activities. Must be able to move about freely to respond to situations that require lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, walking, sitting, and pushing wheelchairs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Pet must have records of vaccinations. Pet must well behaved around people and other animals.

 

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