Volunteering

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers will share their skills and talents to help the needs in their community and improve the lives of older adults and persons with disabilities. There are several programs at the Area 9 Agency that have opportunities for volunteering and are listed below:

Meals Program

This program provides nutritionally balanced meals, Monday through Friday, to
individuals at neighborhood meal sites and to homebound persons. Volunteers assist with meal service at a meal site and/or with meal delivery.

Respite Program

This program provides needed respite breaks for a primary caregiver, while providing companionship, support and a needed presence for a care recipient for approximately two (2) hours per week at the client’s home.

Errands

Volunteers run essential errands for those who are homebound and need a helping hand in obtaining items from the grocery store, pharmacy, etc.

Minor Home Repair

Volunteers perform minor repairs and installations, yard raking and snow removal that are too difficult or demanding for a frail homebound individual.

Area 9 Agency Office Receptionist

Volunteers assist agency staff by answering the phone, greeting people, and delivering internal mail.

Area 9 Office Assistant

Volunteers provide assistance to agency staff with copying, filing, preparing mailings, and general office work.

Senior Games

Volunteers provide assistance in conducting the annual Senior Games activities
through registration, officiating events, securing and collecting donated prizes.