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Senior Services of Southwest Michigan

RSVP - Your Invitation to Volunteer
Promote Independence - Volunteer!

Independence. You know what it is like to be independent - to be able to drive your car when you want, to go to the grocery store or out with friends. But have you ever thought about what it would be like to no longer be able to do all the things we take for granted?

There is a need for volunteers to help seniors and people with disabilities gain or maintain their independence. If you've ever had someone do something nice for you, then you know the good feeling you received from their kind gesture.

Give others this good feeling by helping them with every day tasks, take them to doctor's appointments, assist them in getting groceries, or simply spend time visiting with them.

Volunteers choose who they would like to help and how much time they have to share with others.

Volunteers enrolled with RSVP enjoy free supplemental accident, excess auto liability and personal liability insurance while volunteering, limited reimbursement for mileage (for those who might otherwise find it difficult to volunteer), recognition and annual volunteer celebration, a quarterly newsletter, and free membership in Rx Optical Vision Advantage Program.

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About Senior Services of Southwest Michigan

Location:

Senior Services of Southwest Michigan, 918 Jasper St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, US

Mission Statement

To enhance and promote the independence and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities and those who care for them.

Description

Senior Services of Southwest Michigan offers a full selection of programs and service developed with today's older adult in mind. over 20 programs that assist people to support their independence and help them stay living at home. Services include Meals on Wheels, Care Navigator, Information and Assistance, Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program, Home Repair, MI Choice Waiver, Food for All, Friendship Center Meal Sites, Volunteers 4 Seniors, and Behavioral Health and Wellness. We host RSVP - Your Invitation to Volunteer, and the Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent national service programs to connect older adults to volunteering and to support them in their service. Our 1858 Catering offers casual to sophisticated dining with a purpose, as all profits support our Meals on Wheels and Friendship Center Meal Sites.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Kalamazoo CountyKalamazoo, MI 49001

(42.25936,-85.5715)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible - day, evening, weekends
  • Application, Must Have Suitable Transportation

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