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Blount County Community Action Agency

  • 3 people are interested

Home Visitor volunteers select appointments through an online calendar to assist pre-screened elderly and disabled Medicare beneficiaries in enrolling in federal benefits for which they are eligible. Volunteers complete enrollment forms, collect and scan documents using a laptop computer, and return completed packets to the Office on Aging's Savings CheckUp program for submission to the appropriate offices.

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About Blount County Community Action Agency

Location:

3509 TUCKALEECHEE PIKE, MARYVILLE, TN 37803, US

Mission Statement

Blount County Community Action Agency provides services and develops resources with partnering agencies to help meet basic needs to improve the lives of the elderly, disabled, and low income people in the community.

Description

In fulfilling our mission, we will: provide meals to the elderly through our Senior Nutrition Program to assure good nutrition and that no elderly person goes hungry; provide food to low income households through our Commodity Food Program; provide funds for energy assistance through our Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and weatherization of homes through our Weatherization Assistance Program to assure that homes are energy efficient and that no low income household members go to bed cold; provide home repair through the House Repair Collaborative to assure that homes are habitable and partner with others to ensure low-income households are housed; provide homemaker services, information and assistance services through our Office on Aging to help elderly people achieve and maintain a level of self-sufficiency and independence in their own home; and continue to seek opportunities to provide additional services to meet community needs.

Crisis Support
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Secretarial
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 40
  • Orientation or Training
  • Appointments range in length from 1 - 3 hours each. Choose from those that are convenient to complete.

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