Love Bowling? Share your passion with our senior residents (Northwest Side of Chicago)

Love Bowling? It's is a big favorite too - with our residents at Norwood Crossing. If you want to share your passion with others, come help us every Thursday morning from 9:30 to 11:15. We set up a long, plastic "alley and use full-size, but lightweight bowling balls and pins. Residents "bowl" from a raised apparatus so they can participate from their wheelchairs.

The activity is led by long-time volunteers. We need additional volunteers to assist in setting up the "alley" prior to the activity's start at 9:45 and to help stow the equipment after. Volunteers also help set & reset pins, keep score, provide physical assistance with bowling and cheer the bowlers on. Prior to and after bowling you are needed to assist seniors to and from their rooms.

Frequency of Volunteer Commitment:

• 9:15 to 11:15 every Thursday

Benefits of your commitment:

• You will make a difference in the lives of our senior residents
• Have fun and make friends with residents, staff, & volunteers
• Have a free lunch in the employee lunchroom
• Enjoy 25% off regularly priced merchandise at the Norwood Life Society Thrift Shop


• Must enjoy the game of bowling and physically able to bend and retrieve pins and bowling balls.
• Able to safely transport residents in their wheelchairs (training provided)
• Able to commit to being here on time every week for the full two hours. Advance notice of absences is most helpful to the rest of the team of volunteers.
• Interpersonal flexibility required working with other volunteers and you need to be able to take direction from lead volunteers.
• Must support the goal of nor∙VOL∙ution and Norwood Life Society to enrich the lives of members of our community including the seniors we serve, our volunteers, the staff, and the community at large.

Go to http://www.norvolution.org/ and follow the link to submit an online application.
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