Episode 18: Volunteers as Essential Workers, Part 2, an Interview with Dr. Paul Falkowski, PHD

In part 2, Paul Falkowski, PHD discusses his vision for designating volunteers as essential workers. He touches on:

  • The workloads of nursing home activity directors
  • How family members are pushing to be designated essential
  • The toll isolation takes on nursing home residents and the surprising statistics¬†
  • Risk vs. gain
  • Training for essential volunteers
  • Volunteer creativity
  • Quirky interview questions that reveal character
  • Is reimbursement an answer?
  • How creating individualized volunteer help can increase quality of life
  • Universal volunteer training
  • The need for volunteer managers to mobilize

To connect with Paul and his efforts, please reach him at:

Website: https://voluncheerleader.com/
Email: paul@voluncheerleader.com
Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/voluncheerleader
Twitter: 
@paulfalkowski1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voluncheerleader
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-p-falkowski-ph-d-2b15512/

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