Volunteer Opportunities at Geer!
Volunteer at Geer
Geer is a community of healing professionals whose principal mission is to console, treat, strengthen, and refresh the bodies, minds, and spirits of the elderly and disabled of the tri-state area. To enhance this mission, the Geer campus has many volunteer opportunities.
We appreciate the great benefits a volunteer can make to our community. Volunteering at Geer is very rewarding you can express yourself, enjoy life, and give to others as you share your talents.
We offer an array of volunteer choices.
The following are just some of the activities that volunteers can assist with:
- Daily activity program assistance
- Religious services
- Card and board games
- One-to-one visits
- Reading aloud
- Musical programs
- Arts and crafts
- Community outings
- Provide refreshments during activities
- Transport residents to and from activities
All of these volunteer opportunities exist across the campus.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you may contact the following individuals below:
Nursing Department is always looking for folks to help with:
Transporting residents to and from in-house appointments, i.e., the hairdressers, physical therapy, escorting residents to the dining room, and passing out dining trays. Please call (860) 824-5137 if interested in helping out.
Recreation: Transporting residents to various activities in the building and helping out with community outings. Assisting with group activities such as passing out refreshments, cooking, arts and crafts, parties, and special events. For more information on how to join our team of volunteers, please call the Director of Volunteers at (860) 824-3831.
Geer Adult Day Center: The Center is looking for volunteers to assist with community outings, arts and crafts activities, gardening, and spending one-on-one time with residents. For more information on how to become a volunteer at our Day Center, please call the Director of Geer Adult Day Center at (860) 824-7067.
Geer Village: The Village offers opportunities for volunteer groups to present programs and share activities with residents. We also welcome one-on-one visiting and escorts for residents who need assistance to get to the on-site YMCA. For more information on how to become a volunteer at the Village, please call the Program Director at (860) 824-2637
Geer Auxiliary: The Auxiliary has enhanced the lives of the residents of Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since 1972. We are always looking for caring volunteers to help with our two fundraising events: the Geranium Sale and our Annual Appeal. For more information, please contact, Geer Foundation at (860) 824-5137.