‘Together Serving Those Who Served’ Indiana Veterans' Home – Volunteer Services #$%&' ()$*+,-, or .mail/ car0ohnson1ivh.in.

gov VOLUNTEER/SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES– 2013
Agency Descrip i!n" The Indiana Veterans' Home is located close to campus at 3851N. River Road, West a!a"ette. We are a lon#$term health care !acilit", currentl" servin# %&5 residents, ran#in# in a#es 1' ( 1)). We have an Independent ivin# *uildin#, + ,omprehensive ,are Nursin# -nits, includin# an .l/heimer0s -nit and also provide 12hort Term Reha3ilitation0. We serve Indiana's eli#i3le veterans and spouses. .ppro4imatel" %)5 o! our population consists o! spouses and !emale veterans. Carolyn A. ohnson! "irector

Ser#ice Re$% e& Opp!r 'ni ies
• • ,omprehensive ,are Nursin# -nits6 7inimum % hour shi!ts, availa3le 8.7 ( 8 87, + da"s a 9ee:. ;inin# Room Hospitalit"6 <63) $ 8 .7, 1)6&5 .7 ( 16)) 87, &6&5 ( <63) 87, + ;a"s a 9ee:. • Wheelchair Transporters6 =utpatient>8T>=T and other locations6 8 ( 1163) .7 Wee:da"s. • Recreational .ctivities6 2at. '$11.7, >2at>2un 1 (3 87, Tues>Thurs evenin#s < ( 8 87 • =ccupation Therap"6 =pen ?"m 8ro#ram and .ctive .#in#6 '63) ( 11.7, 1 ( % 87@ 9:da"s • Transportin# and assistin# 9ith 2piritual ,are 2ervices6 2at. <63)$86)) 87, 2un. 86&5$1)6&5 .7. • *eaut" 2hop transportin# and resident assistance6 Tues, Wed, Ari 8.7 ( 363) 87 • ,omputer a3 Tutors providin# Resident trainin#6 < ( 8 87 9ee:ni#hts B 2aturda"s • 8et Therap" Visits6 ;a"s and times are !le4i3le6 ,erti!ication desired 3ut not reCuired. • Resident ,ompanion Visits6 ;a"s and earl" evenin#s>Times are !le4i3le. • =!!ice support>phones>computer clerical help. Wee:da"s 8 ( & 87

O()ec i#es" *ini+'+ !, 10 -ee.s !, ser#ice//'i$&ing Re$% i!ns0ips111
• • • • • • 8rovide a 9ee:l" assi#nment o! at least % hours, completin# a minimum %5 semester hours in 1) or more 9ee:s o! service, durin# the !all, sprin#, and>or summer semesters. 8articipate in appro4imatel" 5 hours o! healthcare trainin#. Dnhance communication s:ills 9ith elderl" and>or disa3led men and 9omen o! all a#es, 9ith a special emphasis on those 9ho have served in the militar". Help meet the social needs o! 3oth men and 9omen in a lon#$term health care settin#. ?ain sensitivit" and understandin# !or the needs o! the elderl", and or disa3led o! all a#es. ?ain e4perience 9or:in# 9ith health care pro!essionals in a variet" o! disciplines, i.e.6 2ocial 2ervices, Nursin#, 8harmac", Therapies and =ut 8atient ,linic.

/ene,i s" P' y!'r 0e%r in ! 0is %n& y!' -i$$ g%in ,%r +!re 0%n y!' recei#e1
• • • • Reco#nition .9ards presented at 2prin# *anCuet on Thursda", .pril %&, %)1&. Written re!erences availa3le upon reCuest, !ollo9in# completion o! hours. Ale4i3le schedules in a com!orta3le %&>+environment. ,omplimentar" meal tic:ets provided on da" o! service, upon reCuest. POSSI/LE ORIENTATION/TRAINING DATES" 22 0!'r %&#%nce sign is re3'ire&4 5e&4 Dec4 26 2013 %n&/!r T0'rs4 Dec4 76 2013 D%ys 8 i+es s'()ec ! c0%nge 'p!n in eres %n& %#%i$%(i$i y !, pr!spec i#e #!$'n eers . complimentar" sand9ich, salad, chips, !ruit and 3evera#e 9ill 3e provided.

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