How you can help in this role?
Assist the Music Therapist.
Gently encourage residents to participate in the program.
Help the residents to get musical instruments and play them to the best of their ability.
Help to turn the pages of music so residents can and sing along.
Be understanding of diversity and have the ability to detect when someone needs assistance.
Impact on clients:
By volunteering in this role you will be assisting residents to gain meaningful outcomes through group activities and bring social connection and friendly support to their lives.
This role is for people who are passionate about working with people within their community. You need to be friendly and outgoing and willing to talk and listen to people from diverse backgrounds and experiences; and be kind, compassionate, respectful, polite and encouraging.