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.
Aging and Disability Services Division1820 S. Sahara AvenueSuite #205Las Vegas, NV89104
We need people who have a passion to help older adults and individuals with disabilities to help us spread the word through outreach and education that we have programs to assist:
Help people pay their monthly premiums, deductibles and co-pays for Medicare. Our "Extra Help" program assists individuals and couples with limited income and resources pay their Medicare prescription drug costs.
Get the word out in the community that we have FREE assistance and self-management programs for those living with a chronic condition or diabetes.
Help lower emotional distress and increase coping strategies for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients.
Our ambassadors attend health fairs, community events and club meetings and share information about our programs.
Enjoy speaking to people especially older adults and individuals with disabilities?
Enjoy sharing information that can help improve another person's living situation?
Have a desire to give back?
Complete a formal interview and selection process
Pass a state and FBI background check with fingerprinting
Complete 8 hours of basic volunteer training and orientation
Possess a valid driver's license or have reliable transportation
Basic computer knowledge including internet access and the ability to use email