Volunteers ages 60+ for Telephone Buddy Volunteer Opportunity


(33.68784,-117.8638)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2 Executive Circle, Suite 175Irvine, CA 92614

About

TheCouncil on Aging-Orange Countyis a private, nonprofit corporation, serving older adults in OrangeCounty since 1973. The Council mission is to promote the independence, health, and dignity of older adults through compassion, education, and advocacy.

The Council on Aging-OC's ReConnect Program is looking for peer volunteers ages 60 and over to provide supportive counseling and companionship to ReConnect program participants over the phone. By providing information and activity reminders, the telephone buddy will assist designated participants in getting back in the community. Telephone buddies are a source of empowerment in motivating participants to attend support groups and community activities.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 60
  • Orientation or Training
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