The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Council on Aging-Southern California is a private, nonprofit corporation, serving older adults in Orange County since 1973. The Council mission is to promote independence, health, and dignity of older adults through compassion, education, and advocacy.
The Council on Aging-SC's ReConnect Program is looking for peer volunteers ages 60 and over to provide support and companionship for ReConnect program participants. Group/activity leaders facilate a group activity in the community that promotes skill development and social engagement. Activities and workshops vary based on the talents and skills of the volunteer and the interest of the participants enrolled in the program.