Volunteer will share his/her expertise in his/her particular professional role. Volunteer will speak with seniors with the assistance from a Klein Older Adult Staff member present. Examples of speakers needed: Geriatric nurse, pharmacist with geriatric training, insurance consultant. These volunteers will speak at senior caregiver support groups and will offer resources for those folks in attendance.
Volunteer will have an understanding of basic senior aging issues and will provide a nurturing and encouraging environment for the client(s). Sensitively to cultural differences is a must.
Volunteer will be expected to attend a Volunteer orientation and will have a clean criminal record check. Specific training will be provided by the appropriate staff person who requested this volunteer.
Klein Older Adult Staff member