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 older 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: 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 my office in Walnut Creek, 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 to 2 hours a week
  • 6 month commitment
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