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ORGANIZATION: Warrenton Northwest Senior and Disability Services

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Seeking supportive mentors for older adults experiencing depression and/or anxiety.

The Senior peer Mentor Program's mission is to promote independence, resilience, and a better quality of living for older adults.

The program is also committed to fostering personal decision-making in older adults.

Senior Peer Mentors usually meet with an individual for about one hour each week in either a community or facility setting.

These services are free to the older adult in Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Tillamook and Clatsop Counties.

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About Warrenton Northwest Senior and Disability Services

Location:

2002 SE Chokeberry Ave, Warrenton, OR 97146, US

Mission Statement

"The mission of NorthWest Senior & Disability Services is to promote dignity, independence and health: honor choice & empower people."

Description

NorthWest Senior & Disability Services (NWSDS) is a local intergovernmental agency that was created in 1982. Designated as the Area Agency on Aging for Clatsop, Marion, Polk, Tillamook and Yamhill Counties. NWSDS is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and arranging services for seniors and people with disabilities in these five counties.

Funds for the operation of NWSDS and its programs come from the federal and state government, as well as from community groups and individual donations. NWSDS also relies heavily on dedicated and compassionate volunteers who serve in the following programs:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Senior Dining Centers
  • Oregon Money Management Program
  • SHIBA (Medicare Counselors)
  • Peer Mentoring Program
  • Advisory Councils

PLEASE CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WONDERFUL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED AT NWSDS.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2002 SE Chokeberry Ave.Warrenton, OR 97146

(46.14375,-123.90434)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 45
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr. visit weekly with assigned mentee.
  • Attend monthly supervision meeting and other occasional meetings. Complete required paperwork.

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