Client Social Enhancement
Volunteers spend time in a client’s home or day program to provide enhanced 1:1 support for non-clinical services (strictly recreational and not to replace required staffing. Some Ideas for volunteer interactions with residents include:
- Playing games
- Listening to music/watching a movie
- Completing a craft/cooking project
- Reading to a resident
Other ideas are welcome! Requirements: Full background check, references and orientation class required
Volunteers introduce residents or day program participants to a special interest or talent of theirs including but not limited to:
Discuss your talents with us to find a good fit with a specific or group of clients.
Requirements: No prior training or background checks required if for a specific event. More regularly scheduled, on-going events will require full background checks, references and orientation class.
Groups and individual volunteers visit group homes for indoor and outdoor maintenance and upkeep. Some ideas for Volunteers include:
- Spring and fall yard clean-ups
- Interior/exterior painting/staining
- Interior/exterior light carpentry
Other ideas are welcome!
Requirements: No prior training or background checks required if for a specific one-time “day of Caring type group event”. More regularly scheduled, on-going facility rehab by individuals will require full background checks, references and orientation class.
Special Events Volunteers
Volunteers can provide targeted/specific support at Port Resources events and activities including:
- Stars-by-the-Sea Auction
- Client centered activities such as art night and Seasonal /holiday parties.
Requirements: No prior training or background checks required for non-client related activities
Professional In-Kind services support:
Volunteer Professionals provide their specific expertise to Port Resources including:
- Professional contractors
- Fitness trainers
- Health professionals
Requirements: Business associate agreement, confidentiality agreement, proof of insurance
Board member or committee member:
Interest to serve on the Port Resources Board of Directors as a full member and/or committee member at monthly meetings:
Requirements to become a member: Board Member Application, background check, meetings with the Executive Director and Board chair
Please Contact Stu Simon regarding volunteer opportunities by phone (207) 828-0048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org