Life Enrichment - Manicurist


  • To provide personal contact and enhance resident’s self esteem.

Benefit to Resident/Presbyterian Homes:

  • Resident will express pride and show feelings of increased self esteem. Resident will derive satisfaction from personal touch.


  • Collect manicure supplies.
  • Visit assigned, referred residents.
  • Massage hands per resident’s desire.
  • Remove old polish.
  • Soak nails in warm water.
  • Press back cuticles, file nails (DO NOT CUT)
  • Apply new polish.
  • Visit with resident while polish dries.


  • Caring, cheerful attitude.
  • Ability to converse with a variety of personalities.
  • Demonstrate fine motor skills.
  • Ability to provide positive customer service.

Time Commitment/Hours:

  • 1 to 3 hours as volunteer’s time allows.

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Self fulfillment through helping others.
  • Service learning hours.

Reports to:

  • Life Enrichment Staff
  • Volunteer Director

Training and/or Support Provided:

  • General volunteer orientation.
  • Specific training provided by Recreational Therapist.