Help Live Life


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Missoula Aging ServicesMissoula CountyMissoula, MT 59801

Living Life

About

Help a person live the life they want. Missoula Senior Corps at Missoula Aging Services is in need of Companions. If you are age 55 and older and can offer 15 or more hours per week, you could qualify to receive a Tax-Free Stipend for helping people live independently.

We are looking for good hearted people to be a companion to a person in need of your help. No formal training or experience necessary. You will receive orientation, training and the gift that gives back.

Give the gift of friendship and help seniors maintain their independence. Typical Senior Companion tasks include:

  • Supplying transportation to medical appointments & grocery shopping
  • Assisting homebound veterans
  • Preparing nutritious meals
  • Simple chores, such as light housekeeping
  • Connecting clients to additional resources
  • Reading and playing games

BENEFITS: Volunteering improves overall heath and wellness, Increases physical fitness, mental functionality, sense of purpose, and social connection. All this while reducing depression, chronic pain, stress, and social isolation.

Other benefits include excess insurance coverage while volunteering, tax free stipend allowing no cost to you, orientation and monthly trainings. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY you just need to want to do this.

Senior Companions are matched to available clients within the Missoula City and County areas.

Call Laura at 728-7682 Missoula Aging Services

Skills

  • Relationship Building
  • Crocheting
  • Transportation
  • People Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Hospitality

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 or more hours per week
  • Willingness to meet new people

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