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Volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis for the Benefits Connection Center . New Mexico is one of the poorest states in the nation, yet our participation rate in benefit programs is lower than many others. As a volunteer at Adelante’s Benefits Connection Center, you can help seniors and people with disabilities find out what benefits they are eligible to receive. Working in the Center itself. To volunteer, you must be able to answer calls pleasantly, following a basic script, and perform administrative tasks like keyboarding, printing, and faxing. Training will be provided. You must be able to speak clearly and hear well on the phone. Doing outreach for the Center. Several individuals are needed to help with outreach. This important volunteer role would help educate seniors and people with disabilities about the Benefits Connection Center and what it can do to help them apply for benefits for which they may qualify. Come make a difference in the lives of low-income New Mexicans! Volunteer at Adelante’s Benefits Connection Center. Call 505.341.7186 or send an email to gjdonnell@GoAdelante.org . Thank you! (Adelante does not have any court-ordered community service volunteer opportunities.)