What is the time commitment for the program?
Volunteers are expected to attend at least one 3-hour TimeOut session per week.
When and where is each session held?
There are two sessions per week: Monday and Thursday, from 1-4pm. The sessions are held at the Mesa Room at Sunset Recreation Center.
What can I expect at every session as a volunteer?
At the beginning of the quarter, you will be paired with one or two older adults, who you will be getting to know throughout the quarter. During each session, you can expect to learn more about your partner(s), as well as participate in activities with them, such as board games, arts and crafts, and other group activities. By the end of the quarter, you and your older adult(s) will get to know each other very well!
Where can I apply?
The application can be found under the "Apply" menu on this website.
What are the next steps after my application is approved?
You will be required to go through a brief health clearance process through UCLA Health. Please check your email for information regarding the status of your application and the health clearance process.
What should I do if I cannot make it to a session?
Please notify the program coordinator at least 24 hours before your missed session, unless it is an emergency. If you know early on that you have a conflict later in the quarter, please let Pedro know as soon as possible.
How can I get research credit for volunteering with TimeOut?
Volunteers can get 190/191 research credit by completing a research project or paper about your experience. You will need to set up this contract with Dr. Guerrero, so please contact her for more information.