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Council on Aging of Buncombe County

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Food is essential. And in economically challenging times, access to food becomes more difficult for vulnerable populations.

Right now, many seniors in our community are staying home due to Covid-19 and the delta variant. We need volunteers who can pick up and deliver meals to seniors once a week from the senior dining site a First Baptist Church in Weaverville.

That's where you come in.

Who are you?

  • A physically able person* with a clean driving record
  • You're non-judgemental 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
  • Minimum $100,000/300,000 in auto liability coverage
  • Orientation and training with the Council on Aging
  • A reliable vehicle that will pass NC safety inspection

Still interested? Contact us today!

*Some deliveries require navigation up and down steep driveways and around obstacles such as potholes and loose stones. Sure footing is necessary to avoid injury!

1 Shift

  • 11:15 AM to 01:15 PM
    Volunteers needed Monday - Friday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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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.

Health & Medicine
Hunger
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Multiple locations Weaverville, NC 28787

(35.69706,-82.56068)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition
  • Delivery
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The Weaverville senior dining site operates Monday - Friday. Delivery drivers are needed every day. Meals are ready to be picked up at 11:15 AM. Delivery takes between 1 - 2 hours.
  • Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle Report will be run by COAbc. $100,000/$300,000 auto insurance required. GPS and knowledge of rural Buncombe County are helpful but not required.

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