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Volunteer-Music and Memory

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Blakeford at Green Hills - Nashville, TN

Music & Memory is a program that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music, vastly improving the quality of life.

Volunteers will support the Music & Memory program through resident interaction, playlist development, and measuring effectiveness. 


Essential Functions & Responsibilities: 

  • Help create residents’ playlists through interviews with residents and family members.
  • Assist the care team with measuring the program’s effectiveness for each resident.
  • Help residents/family members learn how to access their music.
  • Serve as liaison with residents’ families to educate them about Music & Memory and gain their support.


Recommended Qualities and Skills:

  • Compassion for and interest in elders
  • Empathetic and patient
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills; thoughtful listener
  • Understands Spotify (or comfortable in learning how to use it)
  • Loves music