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Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteers demonstrate the heart of Eskaton...invest your talents to impact lives.

"I really enjoy being a volunteer and the feeling I get from being here. The growing connections I make with the people here make me leave feeling happy and excited to return." - Claire, College Student Volunteer

Opportunities include:

  • One-on-One Companionship: Encouraging, listening, reminiscing, hand massaging and reading

  • Group Activities: Cards, bingo, dominos, outings, trivia, sing-a-longs, exercise circles

  • Musical Entertainment: Individuals and groups, voice, piano, guitar
  • Artistic Expression: Includes water coloring and art therapy

  • Telephone Reassurance and Home Visiting: Provide social and well checks for isolated seniors

  • Special Events: Preparation, set-up, host, and clean-up

  • Pet Therapy: Pets can make a difference in the lives of residents

  • Wheelchair Chauffeurs: Assist residents with mobility to and from activities

  • Nature Walk Escorts: Accompany residents outdoors to enjoy fresh air and sunshine

  • Spiritual Support: Provide group studies, one-on-one visits for prayer and encouragement

  • Teach a Class or Facilitate a Support Group: Bring a skill or area of expertise to share with our residents

  • Office Support: General office duties, sorting, filing, preparing bulk mailers

  • Technology Experts: Assist residents with Skype, Facebook, IPad and computer apps
  • Interns make a difference at Eskaton. This video highlights the impact of this Gerontology intern’s senior project. Giovanna brings technology to seniors using the talents of high school students. Use your skills, enlist your passions and make a difference in the lives of seniors. Join over 300 college students who are hosted by many departments throughout Eskaton to make their classroom experience come alive.

Volunteer and Intern Interest Form

Volunteer and Intern Interest Form

For more information, contact Darlene Cullivan at 916-334-0810 or Darlene Cullivan.


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