Volunteer your time and talent to support The Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte, a nonprofit interfaith organization that offers college-type courses and cultural enrichment workshops focused on helping seniors continue to learn, discover, and grow.
In this volunteer opportunity, you’ll bring your special interest and background to enrich the lives and keep minds strong and vibrant. Volunteer instructors will lead a series of 60 minute courses of their choosing.
Course/Speaking topics (but not limited to)- Health and Fitness, American History, Creative Writing, Literature, Bridge, Sketch Art
* course date, time and location vary
About Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
300 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204, US
Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte has been serving older adults in Mecklenburg County for 40 years. By providing programs and services that are specifically designed for this community, we keep older adults mentally stimulated through fellowship & educational programs and support them through our Medicare, medical transportation, tax assistance, and handy helper services.
Shepherd's Center of Charlotte provides services to seniors in many areas. Ongoing programs include Adventures in Learning educational programs,. Travel Adventures travel programs designed with seniors' needs in mind. Computer classes are offered on beginning and intermediate levels, with specialty classes on iPhones, iPads and social media. Our services include assistance with income tax filing. Medicare consulting is offered for those turning 65 and those wishing to change their medication coverage during open enrollment. Volunteer drivers provide medical transportation to ambulatoroy seniors who can no longer drive. Our "handy helpers" do small repairs to help seniors remain in their homes. Shepherd's Center works almost entirely by volunteers.
Multiple locations Charlotte, NC 28204
August 12, 2021
- General Education
- Teaching / Instruction
- Adult Education
- Physical Education
- People 55+
- Our Adventures in Learning (AIL) program meets every Monday for six weeks and is offered quarterly. A spin offs of our AIL is short courses with vary in duration (instructors preference).