Our Volunteers give back to their community and receive training, support and supplemental insurance coverage while helping their neighbors. Volunteers can choose to provide rides, assist with light house or yard work, offer companionship, or tech support. We welcome volunteers who also have administrative skills, e.g. phone management, grant writing, organizing social events, among other…
Providing family members rest by being scheduled to sit with their loved one so that a much needed break can be taken.
Volunteers can assist with shopping or allow family caregivers the opportunity to take care of necessary errands Family members also appreciate a visit from a compassionate friend who understands what they are going through.
This can include visiting, reading, taking walks, writing letters, bringing in music, providing transportation when appropriate, preparing a small meal or holding a hand.
Greeting people coming to the Center, answering the phone and taking messages, recording calls, answer questions for people, assist staff people as needed, assist with events as needed, keep activity sheets updated, monitor restroom supplies. Weekly scheduled 4 or more hours.
Assist Center Staff with events, activities and general operation of site. On call as needed.
Assist the Senior Center Director with a variety of clerical office supports which may include grant writing, entering computer data, proofreading, counting money and preparing deposits and assisting other Center staff. Flexible hours per week or month.
Develop and support long-term relationships with neighbors which may include friendly visits, chores, yard and garden work, shopping, running errands, being available to call on elderly neighbor to lend a hand or an ear. Flexible hours per week.
Create publicity materials, assist with social media effort, deliver and post newsletters, flyers and posters.
Make minor repairs in the homes of elders who request some assistance. No special license required, but person needs to have a variety of skills and able to provide a variety of services. Bring your own tools if needed. Homeowner pays for materials needed. On call as needed.