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Lakeview Health Center and Assisted Living
962 Garland St. East
West Salem, WI 54669-1308
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Email: [email protected]
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Volunteer and Internship Info

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Lakeview Health Center.

Want to do something very rewarding and deeply appreciated? We are always looking for volunteers.

You can volunteer as much or as little as you wish. No previous experience is needed. We only ask that you have a desire to help others, are at least 12 years old, complete the required paperwork, are in good health, and can pass a background check.

Volunteer opportunities can range from helping with Recreation Therapy Programs to assisting with outings in the community. Here are some suggestions:

  • Assist with leisure and recreational programs
  • One to one visiting
  • Play cards and/or games with residents
  • Help with escorting people to activities
  • Help with community outings (shopping, dining out, rummage sales, etc.)
  • Give residents a manicure, makeover or new hairdos
  • Lead a devotional prayer group or bible study
  • Create scrapbooks for individuals
  • Take people on walks
  • Read to residents
  • Serve ice cream every other Thursday afternoon at the Ice Cream Social
  • Help a resident learn computer skills
  • Help with holiday parties
  • Hang colorful pictures and help with other room decorating
  • Write letters for a resident
  • Teach or share a hobby or craft
  • Sew walker/wheelchair bags or other items for residents
  • Reminisce with residents…and learn a great deal from them!
  • Bring us YOUR ideas for things YOU could do with or for our residents

If you would like to volunteer at Lakeview please complete the documents below and return to Kari Coaty, Household Coordinator.

Jessica Gjertsen
Kari Coaty

Household Coordinator
Lakeview Health Center
962 Garland St East
West Salem, WI 54669
[email protected]

Documents are available for download in either PDF or Microsoft Word format.
Or, you may call Kari at (608) 612-0583 and request the documents be mailed to you.

If you would like more information, or have questions regarding volunteering, please feel free to contact:
Kari Coaty, Household Coordinator
Phone: (608) 612-0583
Email: [email protected]

Thank you!

Student Internship Opportunities

Lakeview Health Center and Assisted Living welcomes students from universities for the following internships:

  • Administration
  • Health Information
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Social Work

Please feel free to call (608) 786-1400 or email [email protected] for more information.