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UCC Adult Day Center

Address: 1028 S. 9th St.

The Adult Day Center (ADC) is accessed via the main entrance on 9th Street.

Transportation:

By car: Head south on N 16th St. Turn left onto W National Ave. Turn right onto S 10th St. Turn left onto W Washington St, turn left onto S 9th St.

By bus: Take the #23 toward Greenfield/70th. Get off at National and S9. Walk 5 minutes.

Orientation: TBD

Days/Hours of Volunteering: 

Adult Day Center (Knowledge of Spanish is not required, but students must be comfortable with language barrier) Monday-Friday 11:30am-2pm

Senior Center (Advanced knowledge of Spanish REQUIRED-at least two years of classes, staff will be present to help with vocab questions) Wednesdays 9:30am-11am Computer Tutor, Monday or Friday 10am-11:30am English Tutor

Description of Agency/Activities:

The Adult Day Center provides direct services for frail and/or cognitive 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: social services, therapeutic art services, therapeutic recreation and educational activities, health related services, nutritional services, and programming for participants with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Student Role at Agency: Assist program coordinator and staff with daily duties: setting table, washing/drying dishes, cleaning/organizing kitchen, serving food to seniors, creating/managing spreadsheets in excel, data entry and filing, conversing with seniors, and if musically includes, practicing or performing for the seniors. OR tutoring students if student possess Spanish speaking skills

*Knowledge of Spanish is helpful for this position.

Commitment/Requirements:


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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