Arts, Crafts and Music - Creative Movement

PURPOSE:  To engage residents in meaningful activity with the goal of exercising while having fun to music.


    · Work with fellow volunteers/staff to:

    · Plan and organize the itinerary for resident's activity

    · Set-up for activity

    · If necessary, help escort residents to activity

    · Engage residents in exercise/music activity

· Clean up area and place all props where stored when activity is finished.Have Fun!



· Must be 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult.

      ·  Must be self-directed, organized, energetic and self-motivated

      ·  Must be committed to attending weekly or semi-monthly scheduled activity 

· Enjoy being with the elderly

· Enjoy music and movement

· Great attitude


Time Commitment/Hours:

· Can be weekly or every other week on Monday’s from 1:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.


Benefits to Volunteer:

· Grow in your understanding of elderly adults and build memorable relationships with staff, residents and other volunteers.

      ·  Builds self-esteem working with others and being successful

      ·  Career exploration and volunteering looks good on a resume’

      ·  Gives you that “feel good” feeling in your tummy as you help others have fun

       ·  Opportunity to build or maintain your own physic to look your best!


Reports to: 

· Life Enrichment Gables Director

· Volunteer Director


Training and/or Support Provided:

· Volunteer Orientation

· Training with other volunteers and or staff

      ·  Continuous support available as needed or requested