Q. Do volunteers need experience?

A.  Volunteers need to have a genuine love for the older adult. Interaction with the participants requires patience and the ability to converse with individuals whose response may sometimes be limited.

Q.  How much time am I required to work?

A.  Volunteer hours are generally 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM. The program hours are from 11:00AM – 3PM. We ask that our volunteers to commit to at least two days per month. The Center is open Monday through Thursday with the exception of major holidays.

Q.  What would I do at the Center?

A. Help engage memory-impaired participants in the day’s activities.

A. Assist with socialization and offer compassion and reassurance to the program participants.

A. Support the staff in providing a loving, caring, and safe environment.

Q.  How do I become a volunteer?

A. To receive more information about volunteer opportunities at LARC, please contact the Center at 925-254-3465 or leave us a message on our contact page.