Volunteer: Respite Care

Organization Name: Respite Care Charleston

Volunteer Tasks: Tuesdays and Thursdays – 10:00am – 1:50pm. Program Companions (approx. 4 hours once a week) enjoy the company of participants and volunteers as a 1:1 program companion for an individual with dementia during the 4 hour respite program. Help participants engage in music, art exercise, and meals by providing visual and verbal cues as you participate in the same activities with the group. Activity Leaders (45min -1 hour once a month, quarter, or year +/-) lead art, music, exercise, conversational activities, service projects, or other projects that match your interests and provide structured socialization with a purpose for the group.

Organization Mission: Respite Care Charleston strives to improve the quality of life for individuals and families coping with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Located: Off-island

Organization Address: Johns Island Site Church of Our Saviour 4416 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy Johns Island, SC 29455

Web URL:  http://respitecarecharleston.org/

Category: Other – Senior Services, Dementia Care

Contact (name/phone/email):  Jennifer Hartig, Program Coordinator, Jennifer@respitecarecharleston.org, (843) 647-7405, http://respitecarecharleston.org/volunteer/

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