Q. Do volunteers need experience?
A. Volunteers need to have a genuine love for the older adult. Interaction with the participants requires patience and the ability to converse with individuals whose response may sometimes be limited. Scheduled volunteer trainings are provided on a regular basis.
Q. How much time am I required to work?
A. Volunteer hours are generally 10:45 AM – 3:15 PM. The program hours are from 11:00AM – 3PM. We ask that our volunteers to commit to at least two days per month. The Center is open Monday through Friday with the exception of major holidays.
Q. What would I do at the Center?
A. Help engage memory-impaired participants in the day’s activities.
A. Assist with socialization and offer compassion and reassurance to the program participants.
A. Support the staff in providing a loving, caring, and safe environment.
Q. How do I become a volunteer?
A. To receive more information about volunteer opportunities at LARC, please contact the Center at 925-254-3465 or leave us a message on our contact page.