Get Up and Go is a program that provides transportation for seniors who no longer drive, thereby allowing them to get to medical and other appointments and to remain living in their own homes later in life.
Skills: Telephone Answering, Telephone Calling, Light use of Word & Excel
Job Description: The volunteers will answer incoming calls requesting service and will make outgoing calls to seniors as part of our registration process. Incoming calls will be answered at the PJCC facility. Outgoing calls may be made from home. Volunteers will keep track of call activity on PJCC computers.
Qualifications/Skills Needed: Must enjoy speaking with people over the phone.
- Volunteers need to be patient and have a positive attitude about working with seniors.
- Previous experience with seniors is a plus. Some competence with Word and Excel.
- Volunteers must attend a pre-service interview and complete a registration packet. Applicants must pass a screening process that includes a criminal background check and reference check. The process can take one to two weeks.
Orientation/Training Provided: Volunteer orientation and on-the-job training will be provided by program staff.
Benefits: Free parking, free coffee, great working environment, cooperative and dedicated staff
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 3-5 hours per week