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Help seniors with home repairs and improvements

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ORGANIZATION: Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee and the CAC Office on Aging

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 49 people are interested
Installing porch door

Project LIVE helps Knox County Seniors (age 60+) remain living in their own homes as long as possible. As we age, we lose the ability to do some of the basic repair or maintenance tasks needed to upkeep a home. Volunteers can support local seniors by filling these needs to help seniors live in the home they are proud of and comfortable in.

Volunteers receive emails once or twice a month with projects that need adopted. Sometimes it is as simple as mowing or weedeating for a senior, cleaning out gutters or trimming hedges. Other common requests include installing safety equipment such as handlebars or railings, helping declutter and organize, or moving heavier furniture or appliances for the senior.

Occasionally we get requests for specialized help including plumbing, electric, or carpentry. Minor construction projects like small ramps to help seniors keep their home safely accessible as they transition to walkers, rollators, or wheelchairs are also available.

Flexible Scheduling - when we email out projects, volunteers can adopt one and we'll put them in touch with the senior to schedule the project in your free time. We welcome teams, groups, or families to take on larger projects. Volunteers can also adopt just part of a project, and we'll find another volunteer to take on the other aspects.

Volunteer as your schedule allows, there are no time requirements: weekdays, weekends, mornings, afternoons and as often as you are available!

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About Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee and the CAC Office on Aging

Location:

2247 Western Avenue, PO Box 51650, Knoxville TN, 37950, Knoxville, TN 37921, US

Mission Statement

The Knoxville - Knox County Community Action Committee: Helping People, Changing Lives.

Community action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

The Knoxville - Knox County CAC Office on Aging provides a wide variety of services and information for local senior citizens and their families.

Description

Knoxville - Knox County CAC and CAC Office on Aging have many programs available to assist local community needs; and many of these programs utilize volunteers to assist with making a positive impact in the lives of Knox County community members.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Seniors
Community, Homeless & Housing, Seniors

WHEN

Mon Jun 06, 2022 - Sun Sep 04, 2022

WHERE

2247 Western AvenueKnoxville, TN 37921

(35.96997,-83.9521)
 

SKILLS

  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Interior / Exterior Decorating
  • Home Repair
  • Hospitality
  • Plumbing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible

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