Volunteers at Providence Transitional Care Center are essential members of the health care team. They give generously of their time, talents and energy for the benefit of residents and staff. Individuals representing broad backgrounds in education, training, and experience can be found among the volunteer ranks at Providence Transitional Care Center.
A variety of areas within Providence Transitional Care Center are touched by volunteer staff. Some examples include:
Volunteers assist by visiting residents individually, playing cards and games, painting nails, reading, providing musical entertainment and helping out with group activities.
Volunteers assist in special events – including outings, music programs, parties and holiday events – planned by the Dietary and Activity Therapy/Volunteer Services departments.
Volunteers assist in customer service, cashiering, stocking and overall operations of the Providence Transitional Care Center gift shop.
Volunteers assist residents individually, transport them to activities, make beds, organize closets, and assist the staff as needed.
All potential volunteers are interviewed prior to being accepted as volunteer at Providence Transitional Care Center. Children must be at least 14 years old to volunteer without parental supervision. In compliance with the State of Alaska regulations anyone over the age of 16 years old is required to be fingerprinted and have a background check completed. After acceptance into the program, you will receive a general orientation. Specialized training may be required in your area of service.