Welcome to Carobell!
We want your volunteer experience to be as rewarding for you as it is for the members and staff at Carobell and Station Club Enterprise. We truly believe that when you go home after your scheduled time here, you will be refreshed in service, and you’ll know you made a difference. We also know you’ll have a smile on your face from the time spent with your one-on-one member. Carobell really is a family, and we want you to be a part of that.
What We Do Here: Programs and Services
Carobell currently operates six Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF/IDD) in Hubert, NC. These homes serve severe or profound intellectually developmentally disabled children and adults providing direct care on a 24 hour basis with a dedicated Nursing and Direct Care staff.
Carobell’s Vocational and Pre-vocational programs serve members 21 years of age and older. The goals are to assist them with making choices in the area of vocational training and provide opportunities for them to enhance their self-directed leisure, social and vocational skills. Members have the opportunity to earn a paycheck for the work they do at Carobell’s day programs.
Carobell’s Station Club Enterprise in Morehead City is another vocational program serving members 21 years of age and older. Training is provided in various areas including horticulture, woodshop, contract mailing and shredding, candy bouquet and janitorial programs. Here members are paid for the work they produce once a job is completed.
All Carobell members are offered computer-enhanced learning on IPads. An aquatics program is also available, offering opportunities for relaxation, recreation, socializing and enhancement of muscle tone. In addition, Carobell memberss enjoy a variety of community outings.
Carobell, Inc. and Station Club Enterprise are committed to allow all qualified memberss an equal opportunity to pursue the volunteer position. There shall be no discrimination against any person or group based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status. Carobell, Inc. and Station Club Enterprise will supply reasonable acccommodation that does not cause hardship to volunteer applicants with a known disability.
One-on-One Advocate Job Description
An Advocate assists the staff with day-to-day activities in the classroom and the homes by participating in art, music, creative activities, field trips, after meal care and personal grooming.
Advocates are supervised by the Manager of the facility or their designated staff.
Each Advocate will be given their own specialized job description which relates to the needs of the member they will be working with, along with the specifics of the home or building they will be working in. Here is a sample of items that may be included on your job description:
- Participate in all area activities (such as arts and crafts, music, books)
- Accompany staff and members on walks
- Accompany staff and members on field trips
- Assist in outdoor recreational activities
- Participate in pool activities
- Assist in combing or styling hair, painting fingernails
ONE-ON-ONE ADVOCATE APPLICATION - 18 AND OLDER