Thank you for your interest in sharing your time, talent, and treasures with Peachtree Christian Health and our community of caregivers and their loved ones! As you discern whether PCH is the best place for you to commit your time, talent, and treasure, please carefully consider the opportunities that we offer. If you have any questions, please email Rev. E.

Opportunities

Program
o Engage in activities (play games cards, do puzzles and crafts, etc.) with elderly participants of PCH, may of whom have dementia, under supervised conditions
o Converse with participants, as appropriate, sharing topics of mutual interest
o Share hobbies and talents (music, art, etc.), as pre-approved by the PCH Program Director

Qualifications

• Be a current high school student, between the ages of 15 and 18 (a consent form signed by a parent/guardian is required for volunteers under the age of 18. Click here to print and complete Consent Form.
• Good communication skills
• Ability to follow guidelines and instructions
• Committed to the PCH Culture
• Acceptance of and respect for cultural diversity
• Acceptance of and respect for different religious beliefs
• Acceptance of volunteer role within the family systems and dynamics
• Willingness to complete volunteer hour reporting
• Willingness to complete documentation for personnel file and required in-services within time requirements
• Ability to be flexible with changing systems
• Ability to ask for assistance when needed
• Willingness to be coached and educated

Requirements

o  Online Volunteer Inquiry Form (if assistance is needed, please contact ehenighan@pchlec.org) –
o  Be a current high school student, between the ages of 15 and 18
o Provide a letter of recommendation from your current school administrator or counselor
o Attend an after-school volunteer orientation at PCH
o Provide an updated immunization form completed by a doctor
o Attend at interview (person/phone)
o Complete a minimum of 25 hours of service on an annual basis (hours of service range from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday based on the volunteer’s availability)
o Be able to perform the essential requirements of the position assigned