Volunteers Needed!

Enjoy building relationships with older adults and benefit from their lives, rich with history and experiences. Acquire skills and make new friends while helping your community. Long-term volunteers are needed for rewarding work with older adults at Cedar Crest Inc., a continuing care senior living community in Janesville.  For more information, contact Cedar Crest’s Volunteer Coordinator, Linda Lyke, at 608-373-6327 or email llyke@cedarcrestnet.com.

  • Wheelchair Walks – Any day or early evening; take residents for a walk.
  • Weekend volunteer – Saturday or Sunday; help with activities such as games or bringing residents to entertainment.
  • Interactive Activities with Memory Care residents – Any evening at 6:00 or 7:00PM or Wednesday at 9:00AM or 1:00PM; play games, toss a beach ball, sing songs or do manicures with residents in our Memory Care unit.
  • Daytime Bingo volunteer – Monday, Friday, or Saturday at 10:00AM or Sundays at 12:30PM; help residents play bingo.
  • Evening Bingo volunteer – Monday or Wednesday evening at 6:00PM; play Bingo with residents.
  • Daytime Games – Mornings or afternoons on Tuesday or Thursday; assist residents with games.
  • Crafts – Wednesday afternoon; help residents make various craft projects including jewelry and seasonal decorations.
  • Manicures – Sunday at 2:00PM; prepare and polish residents’ nails.
  • Indoor Sports – Tuesday 3:00PM; help with balloon volleyball.
  • Computer Lab – Any day or early evening; assist residents with email and searching for interests on computer.
  • Evening Chapel Service – Sunday evening at 5:45PM; bring residents to and from chapel for services.
  • Daytime Chapel Service – 4th Wednesday of the month at 1:30PM; bring residents to services in chapel.
  • One to One Visits – Any day or early evening; must have good listening and interaction skills to visit with residents on an individual basis.
  • Adopt-A-Grandparent – Any day of the week; bring your family in to make regular visits with residents.
  • Roving Cart Visits – Any day or early evening; take “topical” carts from room to room with items to discuss and activities for residents to do.
  • Activities volunteer – Days and times vary; assist with social hours, parties, games, indoor sports, crafts and other activities based on schedule.