Handyman Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

104 Fourth StDouglas CountyCastle Rock, CO 80104
Neighbor Network
Helping Older Adults Stay Independent

About

Neighbor Network

MISSION: Helping Older Adults Stay Independent.

TITLE OF POSITION: Handyman/Fix-It Volunteer

SUPERVISED AND SUPPORTED BY: Lori O’Day Volunteer Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB: To support the mission of Neighbor Network by providing services that help keep our members safe in their homes; installing grab bars and wheelchair ramps, changing light bulbs that are hard to reach, etc.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Volunteers go to clients home and do an initial assessment on work that needs done and may need to advise the client on supplies needed.
  • Volunteers may need to purchase supplies but should keep the receipt and give it the member for a reimbursement.
  • Volunteers provide the needed service and/or perform the repair
  • Volunteers may not accept any form of payment, tips or gifts in exchange for their volunteer service.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be age 21 or older
  • Must have reliable vehicle with current driver’s license and auto insurance.
  • Desire to assist seniors and adults with disabilities.

TIME COMMITMENT: There is no required time commitment. Fix-it jobs are scheduled on an as-needed basis as members call and request those services. You may accept as many fix-it jobs per month as your schedule allows.

BENEFITS:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community and in the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities.
  • There may be grant stipend funds available to help offset volunteer’s gas expense. You have the opportunity to request this when you report your monthly hours.

REQUIRED SCREENING: Applicants must pass a background and reference check and have a clean motor vehicle record.

CONTACT: Lori O’Day, Volunteer Manager, 303-814-4300 or

neighbornetwork@douglas.co.us

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Home Repair
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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