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Cypress Cove Retirement Community

County: Lee
Categories Special Needs
Adult Care
Details: The goal of Cypress Cove is to provide quality healthcare in a caring, compassionate atmosphere. The emphasis here is on "family". We accomplish this through resident involvement, a dedicated and professional staff, and by promoting services to enhance the quality of life of our residents.
Job Description: The students volunteering at Cypress Cove will provide many services and programs which enhance and enrich the resident''s quality of life. Varied opportunities are available to the interested volunteer. Some of these activities can include
-assisting at programs such as crafts, baking, horticulture, socials, outings, worship services, sing songs, games, sensory stimulation, bible study, etc. -friendly visiting-reading with a resident-big events such as Senior Olympics or Assisted Living Week
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Amanda Sweeney
10400 Cypress Cove Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Phone: (239) 415-5212 6108
Alt Phone: (239) 415-5100
Secondary Contact: Denise Droullard
Phone: (239) 415-5100 6110
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Occasional meals or other treats may be offered at activities. Check with coordinator on each event to be sure.
Additional Information: Upcoming special events:
Annual Dog Show
August 26 2-3PM
Help us wrangle the pooches to keep the show in order!

Assisted Living Week:
September 2014
Assist with things like scooping ice cream, decorating and interacting with seniors!

Halloween Party/Events:
October 2014- Help us plan our staff and resident Halloween Party!

Fall Fest:
November 2014- Petting Zoo, Classic Cars, Dunk Tank, Games, Food and Fun! This is our biggest event of the year and we will need the most hands on deck!

Winter Holidays:
December 2014- Help us deck our halls! We have 7 Christmas trees to decorate as well as 4 hallways and 64 resident rooms to bring cheer to! Also help out with our annual lighting of the Christmas Tree and many other fun holiday events!

Group Projects that are currently open to tackle:
*Implementing Activity Kits on each nursing unit
*Starting an educational series for our high functioning rehab clients (maybe on how to use your ipad, exercises to do at home once discharged etc.)

If you are specifically interested in any of the items listed above, please specify when calling!

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