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By: Marissa Salvesen on June 13th, 2016

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Wesley Village Seeking Volunteers

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Wesley Village seeking volunteersShelton, CT (June 6, 2016) – Wesley Village, a campus of senior living and care communities in Shelton, CT, is looking for volunteers to help in the following areas: musicians, poker, blackjack, or chess players, travel buffs, hobby enthusiasts, game leaders (ie. corn hole toss, dominoes, Bingo), history buffs, gardeners, bible study facilitator, exercise instructor, foreign language instructor, poetry/short story instructor, Café assistant, and Café hosts/hostesses.

Other opportunities include: volunteers to help update iPods for our Music and Memory program, evening volunteers, clerical volunteers (ie. putting together packets), intergenerational group volunteers, Hands of Comfort volunteers, and volunteers who are interested in offering a talk/discussion on specific topics of personal interest (timing can be flexible). For a more complete listing of volunteer opportunities and corresponding days and times or to inquire online, please visit our website at www.wesleyvillage-ct.org or click HERE. (If visiting the site, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Volunteer Opportunities.)

Interested adults and students ages 14+ are invited to apply. A minimum commitment of 50 hours per year is strongly encouraged. For more information about volunteering at Wesley Village, please contact Volunteer Services at 203.944.8279. The Wesley Village Campus includes: Crosby Commons Independent/Assisted Living Community, Wesley Heights Independent/Assisted Living Community, Lifestyle Transitions Assisted Living/Memory Care Community, and Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center. The campus is owned and operated by UMH, a local, faith-based, not-for- profit organization serving all members of the community, and is located at 580 Long Hill Avenue in Shelton.

About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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