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THE SHEPHERDS CENTER OF CHARLOTTE INC

  • 21 people are interested

Volunteers are needed to provide transportation to medical appointments to ambulatory seniors who can no longer drive. Volunteers will use their own car. Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday during normal business hours only. Volunteers can specify available days & times, and which zip codes they are willing to go to.

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About THE SHEPHERDS CENTER OF CHARLOTTE INC

Location:

3115 PROVIDENCE RD, CHARLOTTE, NC 28211, US

Mission Statement

Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte has been serving older adults in Mecklenburg County for 40 years. By providing programs and services that are specifically designed for this community, we keep older adults mentally stimulated through fellowship & educational programs and support them through our Medicare, medical transportation, tax assistance, and handy helper services.

Description

Shepherd's Center of Charlotte provides services to seniors in many areas. Ongoing programs include Adventures in Learning educational programs,. Travel Adventures travel programs designed with seniors' needs in mind. Computer classes are offered on beginning and intermediate levels, with specialty classes on iPhones, iPads and social media. Our services include assistance with income tax filing. Medicare consulting is offered for those turning 65 and those wishing to change their medication coverage during open enrollment. Volunteer drivers provide medical transportation to ambulatoroy seniors who can no longer drive. Our "handy helpers" do small repairs to help seniors remain in their homes. Shepherd's Center works almost entirely by volunteers.

Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3115 Providence Road (SCC offices are here)Appointments are in areas determined by the needand volunteer preference.Charlotte, NC 28210

(35.12743,-80.85992)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Varies, usually 2-hour increments

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