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Einfach Lebensfreude gGmbH

Innenstadt, 50678 Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Advanced German skills
Regularly
Intro session
  • Wed, 14/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • Wed, 21/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • Wed, 28/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • (and 11 more dates)
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Seniors
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About the volunteering opportunity

Gift a senior citizen from a Cologne senior center 1 - 2 hours of your time on Wednesday afternoons. A group of up to 15 seniors will be picked up by our transportation partner at the senior center and driven to us in the Rheinauhafen. We await them together for the "Lebensfreude Treff" with coffee & cake and then we chat. :-) Your company is a nice and valuable change to the daily routine of the seniors. Get to know each other, talk to each other, maybe laugh together - the meetings are always very nice and fun for everyone, young & old. #bettertogetherthanalone

When? Wednesdays from about 13:30 clock - 15:00 clock

Where? In the Kranhaus North, 50678 Rheinauhafen Cologne (Einfach Lebensfreude / Sesselkampagne)

Your Tasks

As a volunteer, you are a nice conversation partner for the visiting seniors. In the best case, we have a 1-to-1 care. Your tasks are very simple!

You:

  • offer a helping hand when getting out and getting into the taxi
  • introduce yourself to a senior and open a conversation (conversations usually get started very quickly :-) )
  • talk about positive topics
  • if you want, we eat freshly baked cake and have coffee together!
  • if the weather is nice, we go for a walk along the Rhine with the seniors

Your support would be AMAZING!

What's needed

For this volunteering opportunity, advanced German skills are required.

Friendliness, cordiality, communicative, empathic, easy-going, nice

What to bring

You don't need to bring anything to the get-to-know date (also to the respective meeting), we are looking forward to getting to know each other in a relaxed way and will explain the schedule of the senior meetings to you.

Time required

Regularly

Important notice

The Kranhaus Nord is located in the access-restricted harbor area. Please read the directions under the meeting point.

Dates

You need to sign up for this project 1 day(s) in advance

Wed, 14/12/2022
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 21/12/2022
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 28/12/2022
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 04/01/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 11/01/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 18/01/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 25/01/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 01/02/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 08/02/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 15/02/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 15/03/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 22/03/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 29/03/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked
Wed, 05/04/2023
13:30  –  15:00
0 of 10 booked

Where?

Innenstadt, 50678 Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen

Einfach Lebensfreude gGmbH

The non-profit association Einfach Lebensfreude was founded in Cologne in 2020. Under the theme "Better together than alone", we organise generation meetings on the Rhine to promote more joy of life for older people in the region. At our Lebensfreude afternoons, acquaintances develop between young & old, which in the best case go beyond the meetings. By now, we cooperate with 15 senior centers in Cologne, which visit us once a week in the afternoon.

More about the organisation
Innenstadt, 50678 Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Advanced German skills
Regularly
Intro session
  • Wed, 14/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • Wed, 21/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • Wed, 28/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • (and 11 more dates)
Show dates
Innenstadt, 50678 Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Advanced German skills
Regularly
Intro session
  • Wed, 14/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • Wed, 21/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • Wed, 28/12/2022 | 13:30  –  15:00
  • (and 11 more dates)
Show dates