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VOLUNTEERING

Volunteers play an important role at Sheyenne Care Center.  They are able to enhance the work that is done by the staff.  Some of the duties include medical escorts, and assisting with activities.

Volunteers staff the Coffee Shop which is open for residents, visitors, and staff five days a week from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  They serve a variety of goodies.

Volunteers also staff the Gift Shop which is open Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 (noon) and then again from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The Gift Shop has a variety of items for young and old alike.

A shopping cart is also available and is taken to all the floors by volunteers one day a week.  Items available on the Shopping Cart include:  candy, chips, cards, nylons, stamps, fruit, etc.

Sheyenne Care Center also has a resident volunteer program.   If you are interested in volunteer work, or if your family or friends are interested, talk with your neighborhood planner who will put you in touch with the individual who coordinates volunteer activity.

If you decide to volunteer at the Sheyenne Care Center these are some of the activities that you will participate in.  


Activities - Play cards, sing, and volunteer for field trips.  


Bingo - Call bingo or assist residents who need help.  


Crafts - Assist activity personnel with various craft projects.  


Resident Gift Cart - Provide a gift cart to the residents’ areas and rooms.  


Laundry - Sew name tags, minor mending, and repair of residents’ clothing.  


Coffee Shop - Cashier, help serve residents, families, and staff with snacks and ice cream, clean-up.  


Gift Shop - Cashier, dust, keep gifts nicely displayed, fill card rack and candy case.  


Popcorn Enthusiast - Popcorn served to residents.  


Companion - Share personal interests with a special resident.  


Musician - Sing, lead singing groups, play the piano, organ, or other instruments for activities.

Birthday Parties - Provide entertainment and serve refreshments at the monthly birthday party.  


Our Future

Our dynamic group of volunteers comes from all stages and walks of life. They include school children, teenagers, college students, retired individuals, parents, grandparents, and area agencies. Won’t you join us as we work together to make life here at Sheyenne Care Center the very best it can be?

Call Cindy Schwehr, Activity and Volunteers coordinator, for an interview today!

(701) 845 8238 or e mail her at cindy.schwehr@smphs.org

 

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