Purpose:  To enrich the lives of our residents through walking with them for exercising and socializing.



  • Take seniors from the Arbor (memory care unit) on walks throughout the campus both indoors and Outdoors.
  • Be responsible for insuring the safety and well-being of those residents assigned to walking group.
  • Listen to resident’s needs and respond appropriately.
  • Communicate with staff and residents as necessary.


  • Physically able to walk at a slow to moderate pace
  • Enjoy being with seniors
  • Have patience and be able to communicate well with others.
  • Critical thinking skill


Time Commitment/Hours:

·  1/hr. a week or as available


Benefits to Volunteer:

·  Make new friends with residents, staff and other volunteers.

·  Gives you that “Feel Good Feeling” when you know you have enriched the lives of others.

·  Volunteering looks good on a resume’, job application or college application.


Reports to: 

·  Life Enrichment Staff

·  Volunteer Director


Training and/or Support Provided:

·  Volunteer orientation

·  On the job training