For over 50 years, Community Services Agency has been providing vital social services for residents of Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. We understand that hardship can come at any time and knows no age limit. We provide a safety net so independence and self-sufficiency can be restored and maintained. Our clients may be a young, working poor family or an elderly person looking for companionship. We have multiple volunteer opportunities.
Food and Nutrition Center Food Collection Volunteer
Volunteers basic function is to pick-up food from local market and deliver to the Food and Nutrition Center. Locations were volunteers may work Mountain View or Los Altos, local market and Food and Nutrition Center. Volunteer job responsibilities: collect donated food from local market. Load food into truck or vans and transport to Community Service Agency. Assist with unloading donations at Food and Nutrition Center. Assist with weigh-in and refrigeration if needed. Minimum Qualifications/Skill Set: Self directed and reliable. Volunteers must be able to lift boxes of food. Volunteers must have a current CA driver's license and minimum state auto insurance. Training: On the job training will be provided. Time Commitment: Minimum one shift per week, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Weekday mornings. Six month commitment preferred.
Food and Nutrition Distribution Volunteer
Work with a team of volunteers to provide supplemental food to CSA clients. Work Location: Food & Nutrition Center, Community Services Agency, Mountain View. Duties/Responsibilities: May vary depending on assigned shift. Provide assistance where needed and as established by Food and Nutrition Manager. Sort, package and shelve or refrigerate donated food items. Prepare food bags for distribution. Assist clients with food selections. Assist with client check-out. Record client use information. Clean work areas as needed and at end of shift. Assist with unloading and weighing donations. Ability to work as part of a team. Minimum skill set volunteers must have ability to lift minimum of 25 pounds. Enjoy working with diverse group of volunteers and clients. Basic computer skills helpful. Volunteers Bi-lingual Spanish or Russian would be very helpful. On the job training is provided to volunteers. Time Commitment: Minimum one shift per month. Weekly commitment preferred. Weekdays 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, or 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
Senior Outreach Escort Volunteer
Community Service Agency Senior Services provides on-going Case Management and volunteer services to the physically and/or mentally impaired, frail elderly. Provide escorted transportation services to and from important doctor's appointments for home bound seniors as directed by a Senior Case Manager. Primarily Mountain View and Los Altos is the service area. May be requested to transport clients to appointments in nearby cites. Job responsibilities include providing a ride to and from appointments as directed by the Senior Care Coordinator. Volunteers provide door-to-door assistance as needed. Volunteers are to stay with client during appointment as requested by the Senior Care Coordinator. Volunteers must provide monthly records of volunteer activities. Volunteer’s minimum qualifications skill set must be interested in working with elderly adults. Have the ability to keep confidential information. Volunteer must have a valid CA driver's license and current minimum state requirement automobile insurance. Knowledge of Mountain View and Los Altos area is critical. Volunteers should be self directed and reliable. Individual training will be provided by the Senior Care Coordinator. Volunteers must commit to minimum of two hours per month.
*Please s pecify which Volunteer opportunity you are interested in at time of inquiry.*
- People Skills
- Elder care
- Food Delivery / Distribution
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 55
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