Handyman Volunteer

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Neighbor Network, a program of Aging Resources of Douglas County

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Neighbor Network
Helping Older Adults Stay Independent

Neighbor Network, A program of Aging Resources of Douglas County

MISSION: Helping Older Adults Stay Independent.

TITLE OF POSITION: Handyman/Fix-It Volunteer

SUPERVISED AND SUPPORTED BY: Kathryn Raper, 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. to our members residing in Douglas County.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Volunteers go to clients' homes 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.

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

CONTACT: Kathryn Raper, Volunteer Manager, 303-814-4300 or

ARDC@douglas.co.us

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Home Repair
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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