Friendly Calls - Telephone Reassurance for Seniors in Contra Costa County


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When

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

Where

2185 N California BlvdSuite 575Walnut Creek, CA 94596


About

Make brief check-in telephone calls with registered older adults in Contra Costa County to reassure their well-being and connection with the community. Friendly Calls is a telephone-based outreach program of Episcopal Senior Communities, Senior Resources.

  • Want to help an isolated elder to feel less alone?
  • Interested in making a difference in an elderly person's quality of life?
  • Interested in talking with an elder adult community member over the phone?
  • Receive free training in interpersonal and listening skills

Time Commitment: 6-month minimum, 1-2 hours a week.

Qualifications: a free background check & fingerprinting; availability for our next new volunteer training, coming up soon! Complete a log of your calls. Work from my office or your home!

Bilingual volunteers are also encouraged to apply but everyone welcome and much appreciated!

For more information, please contact: Annette Balter at 925.956.7396.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hours a week
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