Be a friendly visitor to an older adult in Marin County!


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When

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

Where

Marin CountyMarin County, CA 94903
Lizzy and Richard
Lizzy and Richard are a longtime ElderWISE match!

About

Become a volunteer visitor for an elder in Marin county, at a location near you! This is a very rewarding volunteer job, as you get to visit with an older adult in their home. The goal is to increase social connections for both volunteer and older adult through great conversations.

Volunteers:

  • Receive training in interpersonal and listening skills

  • Are matched with an older adult to whom you will provide friendly companionship and a compassionate presence.

  • Time Commitment: 6-month minimum, visiting your match at least every other week, with a recommendation of weekly. You decide a time that works for you and your match.
  • Must be over 18 or if younger, have an adult with them and must pass a background check.

Bilingual volunteers encouraged to apply!

For more information, please contact: Casey O'Neill at co'neill@covia.org or 415-535-7741.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 friendly visits/ month, for at least 6 months
  • attend one new volunteer training, get background checked (paid for by ElderWISE)

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