Volunteering with Peers
Are you looking to stay active? Do you want to make a difference in someone's life?
New Volunteer Opportunity
Chaperone Support: Encouraging, supporting and physically being there for someone who needs that extra help when travelling to and from a medical appointment can make all the difference. Find out more
Shop for Someone Home Bound
Do you have a car and are like to shop? Here's a great opportunity.
Volunteer to shop and deliver food to homebound older adults.. You will be provided with a $100 gift card to do the shopping and we will also reimburse your mileage. Delivery will be made strictly to the doorstep - we continue to follow social distancing guidelines. After you have volunteered, our agency will follow up with the person you helped to offer additional deliveries from a Food Pantry.
If you are interested in volunteering, please complete this form and forward to Tom Davis.
There are many older adults who are isolated and lonely, so just a check-in and conversation can make all the difference in the week. The RSVP program requires just a few hours of your time during the month. To be eligible you need to be over 55 and pass a background check.
There are many lonely & isolated older adults in need of companionship. Companions make a difference by providing friendship and assistance such as running errands and assisting with light meals to adults who have difficulty with daily living tasks. Your time can also give families a much needed time off from their caregiving responsibilities. Companions serve 5-40 hours per week and are assigned to individuals who are living at home. Typically, companions are assigned to 2-3 people and spend 3-4 hours with them daily. For their service, a companion receives a tax-free stipend, transportation reimbursement, on-going training and recognition.
To be eligible you must be 55 years of age, income eligible (no more than 200% of the poverty leve), and pass a background check.
The Senior Companion Program and RSVP are funded by AmeriCorps Seniors.