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Weekend opportunity to provide respite for care givers of seniors who are experiencing memory loss. Group respite is available to care receivers while their care giver attends education and support groups. Respite activities and leadership are provided by the Normandale Center for Healing and Wholeness. The Center provides 1:1 volunteer partnership for respite reservations.

Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina MN 55436
Ages: 8+
Date(s): varies
Time(s): varies
Contact: Cheryl Nickelson 952-977-9374, cnickelson@normandalecenter.org 
Website: http://www.normandalecenter.org
Time Commitment: varies

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Volunteers spend time with individuals who have mild to moderate memory loss while their caregivers take a break or attend support groups and programs offered by the Center or others in the community. Time commitment is flexible. The purpose and role of this position is to provide safe and nurturing support for the person with memory loss while giving their Caregiver (typically a spouse or family member) an opportunity to take a break from his/her care giving responsibilities. Provide visiting and activities that are meaningful and appropriate to the stage of memory loss. Memory Companion training session includes volunteer orientation and ongoing connection with Center Staff.

Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina MN 55436
Ages: 8+
Date(s): varies
Time(s): varies
Contact: Cheryl Nickelson 952-977-9374, cnickelson@normandalecenter.org 
Website: http://www.normandalecenter.org
Time Commitment: varies

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The Friendly Visitor Volunteer will be trained and matched with an elder and may work with 1-2 other people to do friendly visiting on a regular basis. The visit may include friendly visiting, running errands (groceries, drug store for example) with or for the elder, taking a walk, going out for lunch or coffee, helping with emails or mail, other activities that are customized for each match with the volunteer and elder. Key principles to this program include: showing respect, allowing time to build relationship & trust. Training, supervision, and support are provided by the Volunteer Coordinator.

Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina MN 55436
Ages: 8+
Date(s): varies
Time(s): varies
Contact: Cheryl Nickelson 952-977-9374, cnickelson@normandalecenter.org 
Website: http://www.normandalecenter.org
Time Commitment: varies

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Seeking Volunteers at the Colony a Senior Living community in Eden Prairie. 1:1 visiting, music, assist with manicures, games. Families volunteering together encouraged!

Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina MN 55436
Ages: 8+
Date(s): varies
Time(s): varies
Contact: Cheryl Nickelson 952-977-9374, cnickelson@normandalecenter.org 
Website: http://www.normandalecenter.org
Time Commitment: varies

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  • Administrative and classroom support for health-related classes and program offerings for older adults, caregivers.
  • Assist program staff with member surveys, data collection and reporting. Program evaluation support compiling pre- and post-test surveys, spreadsheet entry and management, reporting, identifying impact areas for future programming.
  • Assisting with communications related to: newsletter articles, first-person stories, special events, social media management, blog writing, and design of program materials, among others.
  • Work with program staff in the development of donor, funder, participant and collaborative prospecting opportunities, approaches and communications materials.

Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina MN 55436
Ages: 18+
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: Cheryl Nickelson 952-977-9374, cnickelson@normandalecenter.org
Website: http://www.normandalecenter.org
Time Commitment: 3-4 hours per week

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