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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Services

Volunteer Cleaning Oven
Great shot of a volunteer showing off the recently cleaned oven in an elder's apartment!

Volunteer Services is looking for volunteer to help single senior woman in Federal Way with simple house chores and companionship. You set your schedule and your visits. Just 2x a month could be a huge help for her!

A little bit about Volunteer Services:
Volunteer Services is a program of Catholic Community Services. VS provides volunteers who help with the living independence of low-income elders and people living with disabilities. Volunteers are matched to someone based on their interest and volunteering is done on YOUR schedule, in YOUR neighborhood! Just help once to four times a month doing housework, shopping, transportation, yard work, minor home repair, and companionship and make a huge difference in someone’s life. Orientation provided and background check required.

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About Volunteer Services

Location:

Catholic Community Services, 100 23rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

"See how they love one another." Our mission is to help elders and adults with disabilities remain independent in their own home by providing chore assistance and transportation from volunteers at no cost to the individual.

Description

Volunteer Services is a program of Catholic Community Services. We are a Washington state-wide program, started as a safety net for older adults and adults with disabilities who do not qualify for state-paid chore assistance and cannot afford to hire assistance.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Throughout Federal WayConfidential Client InformationFederal Way, WA 98023

(47.30553,-122.37442)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers can decide to work with any many clients as they would like. The time commitment is made by the volunteer 1:1 with the client.

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