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Volunteer Opportunity - Music Therapy Volunteer


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Last updated on January 5, 2017

Mercy Music Therapy Volunteers are musicians that share their melodic talent with hospital patients using a variety of mediums: violin, viola, cello, flute, harp, and other calming instrumental or vocal approaches. These volunteers provide comfort and healing through the power of song!
Music Therapy volunteers will set up at the hospital campus, on the 4th floor in-patient physical therapy unit. Staff will provide specific directions on site.

• All volunteers must complete the application process prior to coming to the hospital to play
• Scheduling is flexible, but must be arranged with a Volunteer Services staff member in advance
• Must be a Junior or Senior level in high school
• Must have been enrolled in a music education program for 2 or more years
• Must submit a reference from a music educator or director
• Must provide own instrument, be able to play independently, set up, and disassemble own equipment

This opportunity is sponsored by: Mercy Medical Center

Volunteers will work with the following groups
Adolescents (13-17)  Older Adults (55+)
Adults (26-54)  Women
Children (5-12)  Young Adults (18-25)
Men
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Monthly  Weekly
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adolescents (13-17)  Individual
Adults (26-54)  Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (55+)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Health
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Performer / Musician

I'm interested in this opportunity

Contact Person:
Mary Beth Breda, Program Coordinator, (phone), (email)
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Address:

 1320 Mercy Drive NW
Canton, OH 44708
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Directions:

 Mercy Medical Center is located in Canton just off Interstate 77 at the 13th Street exit (Exit 106). APPROACHING MERCY FROM THE SOUTH ON I-77, exit at 13th Street where you will come to a traffic signal. For the main hospital, proceed straight through the traffic signal and turn right into the Medical Center's main entrance. Proceed to the main parking garage. For the Surgery Center/Mercy Cancer Center, turn right at the traffic signal onto 13th Street and proceed to the first entrance on the left. Proceed to the Surgery Center parking garage. IF APPROACHING MERCY FROM THE NORTH ON I-77, exit at 13th Street where you will come to a traffic signal. Stay in the far left lane. For the main hospital, turn left at the traffic signal onto 13th St. and stay in the middle lane, which will be a left-turning lane onto Mercy Drive. You will come to a traffic signal at Mercy Drive. Turn left onto Mercy Drive and then turn right into the Medical Center's main entrance. Proceed to the main parking garage. For the Surgery Center/Mercy Cancer Center, turn left onto 13th St. and stay in the far right lane where you will come to a traffic signal at Mercy Drive. Proceed straight through the traffic signal on 13th Street and enter the Surgery Center/Mercy Cancer Center at the first entrance on the left. Proceed to the Surgery Center/Mercy Cancer Center parking garage. CONNECTING ROUTES: Approach Mercy from the Northeast via I-80 or I-76 to I-77; from the North via I-77; from the South via I-77; from the West via US 30 to I-77 and from the East via U.S. 62 to Market Avenue South to 12th Street N.W.

Web Site: http://www.cantonmercy.org
Last updated on January 5, 2017


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