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Age Strong Commission - Volunteer Unit

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Age Strong Commission City of Boston

Teach older adults how to navigate public transportation

Provide Companionship or Respite

  1. Teach older adults how to navigate public transportation
  2. Prepare simple taxes for older adults
  3. Make food pantry deliveries to older adults

OPPORTUNITIES
  • Provides Companionship
  • Teach Esl
  • Provide Respite
  • Bus Buddies
  • Financial Literacy (Money Smart) Workshop Facilitators
  • Opioid-drug Prevention & Education Workshop Facilitators
  • Tax Preparation
  • Deliver food from food pantries to homebound older adults
  • Other fun and engaging activities-such as mask making, and our card making initiative

Contact:

monique.carvalho@boston.gov

617-635-4374 or 617-635-4858

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About Age Strong Commission - Volunteer Unit

Location:

Boston City Hall, One City Hall Plaza, Room 271, Boston, MA 02201, US

Mission Statement

America's largest volunteer network for people age 55 years and over; is dedicated to impacting lives on an individual basis, whether it is with skills, experience, or just a friendly face.

Description

Uplift, Inspire, Lend a Hand!

Age Strong Volunteer Unit is looking for volunteers to invest their unique talents in improving their community- You choose the amount of time you wish to serve. We currently have opportunities in:

-Visiting and assisting homebound and frail seniors.

-Supporting older adults ESL in conversation sessions, one on one, or in ESL classes.

-Helping veterans and military families.

-Providing respite care for caregivers.

-Explaining health care options and information.

-Qualified senior homeowners volunteer for the City of Boston in
exchange of a reduction up to $1,500 on their property tax bill per fiscal
year (equivalent to 125 hours of service.)

-Provides a welcoming and friendly environment to all City Hall visitors.

Whatever you choose to do, you'll be making a real difference! Contact us today for more information!!

Community
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
  • Dance
  • Customer Service
  • Drawing
  • Computer Science
  • Music Theory

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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