Lancaster Rehabilitation Center

Agency
Agency name: 
Lancaster Rehabilitation Center
Address: 
1001 South Street
City: 
Lincoln
State: 
Nebraska
Phone: 
402-441-7101
Contact
Contact name: 
Sheryl Walker
Phone: 
402-441-7101 ext 203
Available projects
Projects: 

Volunteering to help residents with the following activities

Read to Them
Word Searches
Puzzles
Crafts
Write Letters
Listen to Music
Pet Therapy
Cards/Games
Share Pictures
Polish Nails
Make Phone Calls
Style hair

We are also looking for art students who would be willing to come in and share their talents

Preferred qualifications: 
Students with the ability to listen carefully and go slowly with resident activities
Length of commitment: 
Ideally 6 months to a year but realistically at least a semester at a time
Minimum/maximum number of volunteers: 
We need up to 12 volunteers
Hours/days per week: 
At least one day a week for about an hour
Minimum/maximum hours per week: 
1 hour minimum up to whatever fits the needs of the students
Training orientation: 
They will normally shadow someone first before they will be left unattended with a resident
Application process: 
Please fill out application and submit to Lancaster Rehabilitation Center – Will have an interview- at which time if student seems capable of meeting the needs of the residents they will need to give us permission to run an APS/CPS and background check.
Comments: 
Students are free to end participation (or ask to be reassigned) at any time if the assignment with a particular resident does not work out. We want to pair them with someone that they can work productively with and have some fun!