Social Call Friendly Visiting Program for Seniors in Marin County


Cause Areas


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


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


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


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

Good Match For


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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