Opportunity Details

Senior Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Memory Cafe Volunteer

The Worcester Area Memory Cafe meets once a month, the third Tuesday of each month from 2:00 -;3:30 pm at the Worcester Senior Center. TheMemory Cafe is for individuals with memory loss along with their caregivers, and/or friends and family in a safe, supportive, engaging environment. It is a time to socialize, enjoy a program, activity or entertainment, and spend time in a judgement free zone with others experiencing similar journeys. The goal is to make every guest feel as comfortable and welcome as possible. Volunteer assistance is needed 1/2 hour prior through clean-up (1:30pm-4:00pmThe Making Connections Memory Cafe Volunteers assist the Memory Cafe Staff with decorating tables, welcoming and socializing with guests, helping with activities and clean up. Though experience with Alzheimers/Dementia is not necessary, volunteers must possess patience and a calm demeanor. Training on the disease is provided to all new volunteers. Volunteers receive complimentary snacks during their shift.

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Volunteers needed through 9/18/2020

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