Friendly Calls - Telephone Reassurance for Seniors in Contra Costa County


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


2185 N California BlvdSuite 575Walnut Creek, CA 94596


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 senior 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, 1-2 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.


  • 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 to 2 hours a week
  • 6 month commitment

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