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Mobility assistants for offers at the senior center in Friedrichshain

Stiftung Unionhilfswerk Berlin - Team die freiwilligen im Unionhilfswerk

Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10243 Berlin, Berlin
Medium German skills
Regularly
Discussed individually
  • Seniors
  • Arts, Music & Culture
  • Sports & Leisure Activities

About the volunteering opportunity

The comfortably furnished center on the first floor of the retirement home is a popular meeting place for older people. The conservatory café and chat room in Friedrichshain's Singerstrasse are the venue for regular events and activities such as singing, sport and exercise, culture and lectures. To enable more older and often lonely people with impaired mobility to take advantage of these offers, we are looking for people to help support them.

Your Tasks

If you would like to get involved, your tasks will include

  • once a week, drop off and pick up people with walking difficulties from the neighborhood to the senior center
  • Facilitate participation
  • ensuring a friendly, good atmosphere
  • Listening to the needs and questions of the seniors and passing them on to the staff coordinator if necessary

What's needed

For this volunteering opportunity, intermediate German skills are required.
For your commitment you need:

  • Joy and fun and interest in being together with older people
  • Ability to support people in a wheelchair or on a rollator

Time required

Regularly
Discussed individually
On weekdays, during the day

Important notice

To prepare for the commitment, we offer the opportunity to participate in training courses "How to use a wheelchair"

Where?

Stiftung Unionhilfswerk Berlin - Team die freiwilligen im Unionhilfswerk

Since 1946, the UNIONHILFSWERK has been providing social aid out of Christian responsibility. To this day, we remain committed to those who depend on care and support. Our commitment is shaped by our mission statement "to create an individual quality of life" in order to help people to help themselves. Originating from 70 years of civic involvement, voluntary involvement continues to be a fundamental pillar of our commitment to others. As an alliance of the corporate foundation, association, six non-profit organisations and support foundation, UNIONHILFSWERK offers a wide range of possible applications and a commitment-friendly framework.

More about the organisation
Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10243 Berlin, Berlin
Medium German skills
Regularly
Discussed individually
Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10243 Berlin, Berlin
Medium German skills
Regularly
Discussed individually