Responsibilities and Duties: Rice and beans are added to the food bags each week. Grain Packers fill smaller bags from the contents of larger containers so that Grocery Baggers can place those bags in the containers to be distributed.
Qualifications: Must be able to stand for at least 2 hours Be able to lift 25 pounds Must wear closed-toe shoes
Commitment Expected: Work at least two hours a week when possible. Volunteers are scheduled in advance. Your schedule will vary based on the need, the number of available volunteers, and your availability.
Training: No training required. Workers will be instructed on what to do upon arrival.
Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay provides solutions to community challenges by engaging volunteers aged 55+
Programs Offered Through Seniors in Service:
Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)
The Foster Grandparent Program recruits senior volunteers (55+) to go into schools and after-school programs to mentor at-risk and special needs children and provide them with one-on-one, individualized attention
Senior Companion Program (SCP)
The Senior Companion Program recruits senior volunteers (55+) to go into the homes of homebound, elderly clients and provide them with companionship and assistance.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
The RSVP Program recruits senior volunteers(55+) to participate more fully in the life of the community through volunteer service. The program matches the considerable wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience of this vital and rapidly growing age group with the addressing of critical needs and unresolved issues in our community.
Operation Veteran Connect
Provides companionship to veterans, enabling them to live independently. Supports the VA in supporting providing Whole Health support to veterans.
Seniors in Service values diversity. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, ages, gender and/or those with disabilities are encouraged to engage with our organization.