Evanston Area Volunteers Needed

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The Center of Concern

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

We are looking for volunteers in the Evanston area for numerous volunteer opportunities coming up. Our services are expanding out to that area and we can use more help.
-We can use assistance with upcoming community service day projects which includes light house keeping and window washing.
-Ambassador positions are also available to help promote our services at local events. In addition, our winter opportunities are fun and mean a lot to our senior clients.
-We will need Evanston volunteers for snow removal, gift wrapping, and holiday caroling/poinsettia deliveries.

Great opportunity for families, church groups, or individuals wanting to give back to their communities and local seniors.

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About The Center of Concern

Location:

1665 Elk Boulevard, Des Plaines, IL 60016, US

Mission Statement

The Center's mission is to provide Housing Solutions, Support Services and Counseling for Seniors, Disabled and Other in Need, enabling them to live with dignity and independence.

Description

The Center of Concern, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, has responded to the needs of the disadvantaged in this community providing services to help Seniors, individuals and families maintain their independence with dignity, alleviate isolation, and promote physical and emotional well being.

The Center’s Program’s provide: Geriatric Counseling, Intergenerational initiatives, a Grief & Loss and Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group. All services are integral in the Center’s response to the growing needs of older residents. Our continuum of care begins with in-home assessments, and continues with ongoing elder care management and friendly visits, daily/weekly telephone reassurance, escort transportation, referrals for in-home health care, personal counseling and support groups, professional housing counseling, affordable housing solutions- home sharing, emergency homelessness prevention assistance, Rapid Re-Housing- timely resources and integrated practical counseling that includes: employment, legal, financial, Medicare/health insurance, money management, tax preparation, Power of Attorney for property and health.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Evanston AreaEvanston, IL 60201

(42.06001,-87.69263)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 5

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