Social Call - Telephone Visits for Older Adults


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Friendly Calls


Make brief check-in telephone calls with 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 Covia (formerly Episcopal Senior Communities).

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

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

Qualifications: Love to talk on the phone; enjoy older adults; agree to a free background check; attend volunteer training. Complete a log of your calls. Work from your home!

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

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


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

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour a week
  • 6 month commitment

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