Monday, August 30, 2010
Volunteers Needed: Keuka Comfort Care Home
Skills required: compassion, empathy, positive demeanor, ability to perform or assist with caregiving activities including feeding, grooming, repositioning, hygiene; ability to perform basic cooking and housekeeping activities; must be able to read, write and speak English.
Training: 4-part classroom style training (approximately 6-8 hours) followed by 2-3 shadowing experiences. Training to include information on communication, stress management, grief and spirituality, and hands-on caregiving.
Times/Dates Needed: Volunteers work in 4-hour shifts. Thursdays between 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.. Fridays between 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. periodically. Saturdays between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.. Sundays between 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.. Volunteer support on evenings and weekends are most needed. Volunteer weekly or every other week.
If this sounds like an assignment you would like to pursue, please contact RSVP at 607-535-7105 or email Jen at JLG228@cornell.edu.