Minor Home Repair Health and Safety Volunteer
Homage Senior Services
Purpose: The Health and Safety Volunteer assists Home Repair Services by conducting health and safety interviews for the Home Repair Program. The Home Repair Program provides health and safety repairs so low income seniors and disabled homeowners are able to stay in their own homes.
Key Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Collect Health and Safety Questionnaires and information packets from the Main Office.
- Call clients to schedule a visit.
- Conduct health and safety interviews onsite at the client’s home. Answer client questions and provide appropriate resource information as needed.
- Return completed assessments to the MHR office and complete program paperwork in a timely manner.
- Optional: deliver space heaters to client homes in times of urgent need.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work independently
Home repair knowledge is not required
Must have reliable transportation. If using a personal vehicle, you must have a valid WA Driver’s License and current Washington State vehicle insurance.
Must successfully complete a criminal background check
Able to see, hear and speak adequately to perform the functions of this position.
Ergonomic Requirements: The functions of this position require walking, driving, sitting, and limited paperwork. Volunteers may elect to deliver 30 pound space heaters to client homes as needed.
Support Provided: Training for this position is provided, including an onsite client visit with an experienced volunteer or staff member. Program staff is available to answer questions and provide other assistance as needed.
About Homage Senior Services
5026 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98236, US
To promote independence, preserve dignity and enhance the quality of life through the provision of services for older adults and people with disabilities.
Homage (formerly known as Senior Services of Snohomish County) is dedicated to promoting a community where seniors and people with disabilities are valued and honored - where their physical, emotional and social needs are met; where they can sustain their independence and remain active; and where contributions made in the past and the vital role they play in the future are recognized and celebrated. We are particularly committed to assuring that nutrition, housing, transportation, and information resources are available to anyone who needs assistance. Each year more than 26.000 people benefit from our services.