Teen volunteers are a vital part of the Hospice of the Western Reserve team. They have a variety of skills, talents and abilities. Teen volunteers can also assist Hospice of the Western Reserve staff members in various roles, including office support. Their youth and vitality bring great joy to our patients and families, bridging a gap that only they can accomplish. We are amazed at the passion and commitment in all of our teen volunteers.
Equal opportunities, the theme of the 2019 EESC Civil Society Prize
Please note court-ordered volunteers are NOT permitted. Adults must go through a background check paid by the agency and teen volunteers must have at least a 2. When you express an interest, Ingrid will follow up with you to schedule a time to meet and discuss your interest. In order to register for this opportunity you must login to an existing account or register to create a new account. Login Register. This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. When you click on the link you will have the option to:.
Find Opportunities to Volunteer with Seniors
A successful best practice of intergenerational coexistence comes from Holland. Humanitas nursing home, in Deventer , a little more than an hour by train from Amsterdam, hosts university students for free, as of , in exchange for volunteering with elderly people living in the care home. At Humanitas there are at present residents over 85, who have as neighbours 6 university students in their twenties.
Sports, youth groups, even part time jobs—anything that will keep them from spending their afternoons and weekends indoors and in front of tv screens. One option that is often overlooked is volunteering. This is a great place to look for any teen that might be interested in pursuing medicine in the future.