Volunteering at The Neighborhoods

NBV.jpgThe Neighborhoods at Brookview offers the best in professional nursing home care by providing personal, spiritual, and medical care in a safe and comfortable environment. 

Volunteers play an important roll in assisting our residents. Areas The Neighborhoods at Brookview volunteers can assist with include:

Activity Assistance

  • Arts and crafts
  • Cards or board games
  • Action games
  • Hair care, nail polishing
  • Exercise program assistance
  • Help with outdoor walking
  • Help with special events
  • Baking
  • Reading to a resident
  • Write letters for a resident
  • Help serve coffee/snacks
  • Pet visits
  • Newspaper reader
  • Gardening help
  • One on ones
  • Outings/Shopping companion
  • One on one outings
  • Musicians

Staff Assistance

  • Assemble information packets
  • Make copies on copy machine
  • Help with mailings
  • Decorate Bulletin boards
  • Help plan activities
  • Labeling clothes

Before individuals will be allowed to volunteer The Neighborhoods at Brookview the following requirements must be fulfilled:

  • Completed Volunteer Application. 
  • Proof of MMR records (two dates) or receive a booster/titre**
  • Current TB skin test/2nd step (within the last year)**
  • Seasonal influenza vaccination**
  • Background check*
  • OIG check*
  • HIPAA video training and signed confidentiality agreement*
  • Review Brookings Health System's Infection Control Policy*
  • Completed training applicable to specific volunteer position

*Conduct by Brookings Health System's human resources department
**Administered by Brookings Health System as needed

For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact the Human Resources Volunteer Coordinator at (605) 696-8063.