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Front Porch

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The Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing (FPCIW) explores the innovative uses of technology to empower individuals to live well, especially in their later years. FPCIW works collaboratively with all stakeholders and in partnership with funding sources, researchers and technology partners.

Job Functions


  1. Promote resident participation in project-related activities that will include designing and posting flyers, speaking with residents, and ensuring activity attendance.
  2. Provide as-needed written and verbal translation services.
  3. Nurture the development of community leaders to support project activities.
  1. Provide technical assistance in connecting the site to workshop presentations.
  2. Research and provide health-based resources on the Internet.
  • Participate in bi-weekly team calls.
  • Distribute, collect, and enter data from surveys following each activity.
  • Document activities and events through photos, notes, and other observations.

Time Commitment and Pay

This is an unpaid, part-time volunteer position for 3-5 hours/week once a week during regular workday hours, as agreed upon between the volunteer and the FPCTIW staff.

Prefer a minimum 6 month commitment! Must be available at the hours of 8 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday. There's also an occasional Saturday depending on the events.


Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities * Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills; ability to verbally express ideas assertively, clearly. * Ability to teach technology to community members and colleagues with diverse backgrounds and technology proficiency. * Ability to develop strategic direction and also parcel objectives into short-term tasks. * Excellent organizational skills to determine workload priorities to enable timely completion of tasks; ability to work effectively and independently under pressure with a minimum of direction. * Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with others to secure necessary information and cooperation from a variety of people. * Bi-lingual skills helpful.

More opportunities with Front Porch

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Front Porch


800 N Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203, US

Mission Statement

Front Porch Mission Statement:

Meeting needs through excellence in human services.

Front Porch Center for Technology Innovcation and Wellbeing Mission Statement:

Exploring innovative use of technology to empower individuals to live well, espeically iin their later years.


Front Porch is a non-for-profit organization that serves individuals and families throughout independent retirement and assisted living communities, skilled nursing centers, affordable housing, home care and pharmacy service, and contract management. We are Southern California's largest not-for-profit provide of senior living communities and skilled nursing centers. Front Porch is, in essence, a community of communities founded upon a strong tradition of meeting needs through excellence in human services. We work to advance the ideals of community, philanthropy, individualism, diversity, volunteerism, whole-person wellness, ethical practices and transforming leadership.


We'll work with your schedule.


183 3rd AveChula Vista, CA 91910



  • Program Management
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months minimum

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