Escort Elders to Medical Appointments

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Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services

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Medical Escort

Volunteers accompany frail seniors to medical appointments (in a taxi, other community
transportation, or volunteer's vehicle). We provide training, additional liability insurance, and a small travel stipend.

We're looking for volunteers with sensitivity to elders, reliability, and good communication abilities. Patience with waiting for arranged transportation and dealing with anxious or frail elders is a must!

Time Commitment: We request that volunteers provide us with a weekday when they could go to appointments. When an opportunity arises, we contact you to see if you are available that day. Scheduling is very flexible. A typical trip is two to four hours.

We’re looking for volunteers who can plan to stay with the program for at least a year.


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About Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services

Location:

61 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143, US

Mission Statement

Established in 1972, SCES is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the quality of life and maintaining the dignity and independence of older people in Somerville and Cambridge.

Description

State Funded Home Care Agency whose programs and services are targeted to low-income residents of Somerville and Cambirdge, age 60 and over, who need assistance managing their daily activities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Somerville-Cambridge Metro AreaSomerville, MA 02143

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Social Work
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per trip
  • Weekday availability

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