Back Up Receptionist
Greet Friends and Caregivers, as well as, other Volunteers to assure they feel welcome. Answer telephone: screen and direct calls, take and relay messages and provide basic information to callers. Greet Visitors and provide information or connect them to others who can help. Keep the reception area tidy.
Regularly take photographs of those Friends with proper releases, Staff, Volunteers and special events at Joyful Journey. Photos will be used for internal communication, community outreach, marketing materials, and newsletters to families.
Spend time with an individual Friend focused on that Friend’s special interests e.g. reading, talking, story-telling, strolling indoors or outdoors, a game, etc.
Group Exercise Facilitator
Lead specific exercises with a group of Friends and Staff. Exercise examples include: stretching, chair yoga, chair qi gong, chair aerobics, etc.
Facilitate playing games such as trivia, Pictionary, bingo, cards, board games, naming games, etc. Or, play an adapted sport side-by-side with a Friend for basic enjoyment and exercise. Options include noodle ball, ping pong, ring toss, shooting hoops/basketball (indoor), golf putting, Wii bowling/tennis/baseball, catch, bocce ball, balloon volleyball.
Bring the gift of song to Friends where they can participate in the singing. Assure written words available for those who can follow written lyrics. Create a list of songs based on a theme e.g. patriotic, seasonal, holiday, faith-based, genre, etc.
Art Work Facilitator
Gardening with Friends
Community Search Team
Spring & Fall Maintenance Squad