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Proposal

Companion

30 hours


Community partner: Grace Edgewood Assisted Living
Supervisor: Jamie Larson
Beginning date:
2019-09-27
Ending Date:
2020-06-30

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer Grace Edgewood is seeking students that would be willing to come and assist create moments of joy and happiness for our residents. This may include 1:1 visits with residents, taking them for short walks, playing games, assisting on outings, or just providing companionship.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer Our mission at Grace Lutheran Communities is to respond to the spiritual, physical, and social needs of people in order to enhance human dignity and growth by providing high quality Christian-based service.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Patience, upbeat attitude, willingness to learn

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Provide moments of joy to our Assisted Living residents.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Very flexible.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer Grace Edgewood is part of the Grace Lutheran Communities and is a non-profit provider of Assisted Living and Memory Care Services to frail elders.