Social Call Friendly Visiting Program for Seniors in Marin County


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When

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

Where

4040 Civic Center Drive, Suite 200San Rafael, CA 94903
Lizzy and Richard are a longtime ElderWISE match!

About

Become a volunteer visitor for a lonely elder in Marin county, specifically in San Rafael, Tiburon, Mill Valley and Novato. New volunteer trainings occcur often! Great Opportunity for Busy Folks who Still want to Volunteer!

  • Want to help an isolated elder to feel less alone?
  • Interested in making a difference in an elderly person's quality of life?
  • Able to visit an elder community member in their home?

As a volunteer visitor for Social Call, an outreach program of Covia, formerly Episcopal Senior Communities, you will:

  • Receive free training in interpersonal and listening skills
  • Be matched with an elder to whom you will provide friendly companionship and a compassionate presence
  • Benefit from joining a community of caring volunteers who receive ongoing support

Time Commitment: 6-month minimum, visiting your elder between 2-4 times per month.

Qualifications: a free Live Scan finger print check, and a 45 minute training session.

For more information, please contact: Franchesca Trudeau at 415-492-0111 or at ftrudeau@covia.org

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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