Address: 1028 S. 9th St.
The Adult Day Center (ADC) is accessed via the main entrance on 9th Street.
Approximate Travel Time By Car: 10 minutes
Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 25 minutes
Orientation: Service learners MUST select from one of the following orientations. There will be no exceptions.
a. Wednesday, September 11th from 9-10:30 a.m.
b. Wednesday, September 11th from 1-2:30 p.m.
c. Thursday, September 12th from 9-10:30 a.m.
d. Thursday, September 12th from 1-2:30 p.m.
e. Friday, September 13th from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Days/Hours of Operation:
Monday 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m. (2 slots)
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m (2 slots)
Thursday 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m (2 slots)
Friday 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m (2 slots)
Human Services CNA Assistant
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (1 slot)
(excludes 12-1 p.m. time frame)
Description of Agency/Activities:
The Adult Day Center provides direct services for frail and/or cognitively impaired adults, particularly those who are Hispanic, to decrease their isolation and optimize their in-home functioning, thereby delaying or preventing the need for institutionalization. Programming components include:
Student Role in Agency:
There are many service options at the UCC Adult Day Center, including participating in and facilitating recreational, educational, nutritional, and/or health promotion group activities, and other supportive services to the elderly. Specific options will be explored on-site and students will be placed according to their academic needs, temperament, schedule, and interests.
*Knowledge of Spanish is necessary for this position.
Commitment: 2 - 3 hours per week throughout the semester.
Since Service Learners will be working directly with UCC clients, it is required that volunteers be outgoing and personable, show initiative, and enjoy interacting with clients of all ages. They need to own their placement and work to make it a good fit by sharing feedback and being proactive.