Volunteer Opportunities

FRIENDLY VISITS: . . . more info

  • Drop in on a lonely and homebound widow.
  • Read mail for a sightless neighbor.
  • Take an isolated senior out to breakfast or the park.

CAREGIVER RELIEF: . . . more info

  • Stay with a frail elderly man or woman for a couple hours while their family caregiver takes a break or runs errands

TRANSPORTATION: . . . more info

  • Provide a ride to a doctor's appointment.
  • Take a senior to pick up prescriptions or do banking.

ERRANDS:

  • Pick up groceries for someone who is homebound.
  • Deliver medical supplies to a disabled person.

CHORES: . . . more info

  • Rake an older person's lawn.
  • Clean out a closet for a frail widow.

HOME REPAIRS: . . . more info

  • Fix a leaky faucet or a wobbly railing for a senior.
  • Install a smoke detector for an elderly couple.

HOUSEKEEPING: . . . more info

  • Dust, vacuum and straighten house for someone returning from the hospital.
  • Prepare weekly meals or do laundry for a frail senior.

PHONE REASSURANCE:

  • Join our team of weekly callers who check in on few isolated people once a week to let them know someone cares.

GROUP PROJECTS:

  • Get your friends or club together to clean a yard or paint a house.

OFFICE HELP:

  • Help with phone calls.
  • Work on the computer.
  • Stuff envelopes.

CONGREGATION LIAISONS: . . . more info

  • Help get the IVC program started in your own congregation by working with a partner to recruit volunteers and match them with people in need in your own neighborhood.

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT:

  • Set up trainings and orientations.
  • Write ads for publication.
  • Work on our newsletter.
  • Help assess persons in need.

BOARD & COMMITTEE MEMBERS: . . . more info

  • Offer your professional expertise in business, social services, health care or any other area by serving on our Board of Directors.
  • Work on a fundraising event.
  • Meet in a committee to: review volunteer standards, develop a publicity plan, etc.

BE CREATIVE:

  • Cut hair.
  • Plant a garden.
  • Do some light sewing.
  • Use your favorite hobby to help someone.

Tell us your special skills!
Someone who is struggling to remain at home needs the time, talents and energy that you have to offer!

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO VOLUNTEER CALL (586) 757-5551