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Support Seniors with Minor In-Home Repairs

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ORGANIZATION: Council on Aging of Buncombe County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested
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Not all seniors in our community have the resources to make important safety updates to their homes, such as a grab bar in the shower, or grip strips on the stairs. These simple improvements can make a huge difference to their quality of life! But it can be hard to find a repair company that will install these things at an affordable price. We are specifically looking for help with installing grab bars.

That's where you come in.

Who are you?

  • A handy person with a big heart and helpful hands*
  • Non-judgmental and compassionate
  • You care about seniors and want to support those who need help most
  • A resident of Buncombe County, NC, or nearby town
Who are we?
  • The Council on Aging of Buncombe County was formed in 1964 to address the needs of seniors in our community
  • We provide essential support to people over 60 who need assistance with food, heat or a/c, and health care
  • Our volunteers make this work possible-- consider joining us today!

If you want to help make a difference in the lives of real people right here in western North Carolina, we would love to welcome you onboard as a volunteer.

The safety of our clients is our highest priority. Here's what's required for this role:
  • Clear criminal background check and driving record
  • Orientation and training with the Council on Aging
  • A basic set of tools that you can use on the job
Still interested? Contact us today!

*Professional contractors may provide the service as an in-kind professional service at industry rate by the hour

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About Council on Aging of Buncombe County

Location:

46 Sheffield Circle, Asheville, NC 28803, US

Mission Statement

The Council on Aging of Buncombe County promotes the independence, dignity and well-being of adults through service, education, and advocacy.

Description

The Council on Aging (COA) is a nonprofit organization that provides services to individuals age 60 and older. COA provides personal, caring support and assistance with the challenges of growing older. We provide referrals and help in learning the Medicare system, staying healthy and independent at home, and support for caregivers.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Women
People with Disabilities, Seniors, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Asheville, NC 28803

(35.56714,-82.54376)
 

SKILLS

  • Home Repair
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Carpentry

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Requests for services are submitted on an as-needed basis. The timeframe for each assignment varies depending on the scope of the project.

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