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When

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

Where

Missoula Aging ServicesMissoula CountyMissoula, MT 59801

Promoting Independence, dignity and health by helping a client shop

About

Friendship is a priceless gift. We want to help find new relationships by becoming a Senior Companion. If you are age 55 and older and can offer 15 or more hous per week, you could qualify to receive a Tax-Free Stipend just for being the great person that you already are!

The Senior Companion Program at Missoula Aging Services is 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 of Selfless Service!

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: There are many benefits associated with volunteerism. It improve overall heath and wellness, Increases physical fitness, menal functality, sense of purpost, and social connection. All this while reducing depression, chronic pain, stress, and socail 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

  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building
  • Crocheting
  • Baking
  • People Skills
  • Reading / Writing

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
  • Good listening skills

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