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Volunteer opportunity description

¡Hola! Spanish class is one of our popular activities at Norwood Crossing. Among many other activities, residents enjoy learning a new language. Their main goal is to acquire simple words and phrases that they use on a daily basis - such as greetings and introductions, foods, clothing, etc. We like to keep it interactive and fun for the residents.

If you are creative, flexible, and able to commit to a weekly program, then we would love to meet you! 
Classes take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. There is a computer that volunteers can use for research and prepare reading material for the participants. Volunteers should plan on being here 1 ½ hours each day.

Benefits of your commitment:

• You will make a difference in the lives of our senior residents

• Have fun and make friends with residents, staff, & volunteers

• Have a free lunch in the employee lunchroom


• Must speak fluent Spanish and English

• Work collaboratively with the Wellness Program Lead to create a simple lessons for each week. Introduce new material on Mondays and review on Wednesdays.

• Able to safely transport residents in their wheelchairs (training provided) to and from the class.

• Computer skills are desired but not required (training provided).

• Able to commit to being here on time every week for at least two hours each day.

• Able to commit to being here on time every week for at least 1 1/2 hours.

• Must support the goal of norVOLution and Norwood Life Society to enrich the lives of members of our community including the seniors we serve, our volunteers, the staff, and the community at large.

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We need volunteers who are free at these times


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Kate Roche
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