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Senior Services of Southwest Michigan

Home Repair
Help Seniors Live Independently in a Safe Environment!

This volunteer opportunity is designed to help vulnerable, homebound seniors who may be at risk of living in unsafe and unsanitary conditions due to a variety of factors. This important volunteer service will help Calhoun County seniors to live independently and in a safer environment.

Ideal volunteers would be willing to provide a variety of services including fix-up tasks and occasional heavy cleaning to homebound seniors to improve their ability to live in a safe and sanitary home. Volunteers will work in team of at least two people. This opportunity takes place in Calhoun County. Shifts are between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and are available Monday through Thursday with a flexible schedule. This is an ideal opportunity for older adults and adults with knowledge of general home repairs.

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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 provide options that empower people to thrive in their community.

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.

Emergency & Safety
Homeless & Housing
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Burnham Brook Community Center200 W. Michigan Ave.Battle Creek, MI 49017

(42.32409,-85.18867)
 

SKILLS

  • Carpentry
  • Electrical

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, Weekly Shift Preferred, Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Application, Government Issued ID or Drivers License, Must Have Suitable Transportation

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