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Volunteer - Senior Center

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ORGANIZATION: City of Auburn

  • 20 people are interested

Position Details

The City of Auburn believes that volunteers enhance the City's ability to maintain and improve the quality of life in the community. Auburn counts on its volunteers and upon their dedication to help provide those services that best meet the diverse needs of the community. Volunteers choose to make a difference in the community and affect many parts of the City. By taking the time to participate in our programs, volunteers influence the future of Auburn. In assisting staff with both daily tasks and new programs, volunteers enhance the levels of quality services the City of Auburn provides.

Primary Duties

Senior Center
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities. The following are on-going positions in-person at the Senior Center:

  • Meals on Wheels Volunteer: There are four Meals and Wheel volunteer positions: Bag preparers, Packers, Delivery, and Ordering. Some positions require being on your feet and driving to deliver the meals. Volunteers who assist with ordering must feel comfortable using the phone and computer. Volunteer commitment is generally twice a month for 2-3 hour shifts.

  • Kitchen Volunteer: Volunteers assist with preparing food (approximately 70-120 meals a day), serving food, dish washing, set-up, and clean-up. All positions require a food handler’s permit. All positions require being on your feet and lifting/bending. Volunteer commitment can be 1-5 days a week for shifts ranging from 1-4 hours.

  • Office Volunteer: This position requires answering senior center phones, using a computer, providing customer service to participants. Volunteer commitment is generally once a week for a 4-5 hour shift.
If you have questions or want more detail about a particular volunteer position, please call (253) 931-3016.

Additional Information

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Team Auburn values diverse perspectives and life experiences, and welcomes applications from people who will help us consistently demonstrate the values of equity, respect, and partnership. The department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans. Individuals interested in joining our team must be committed to racial, social, and economic equality for ALL people in our community.

The City of Auburn is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To learn more about the Inclusive Auburn initiative, please visit: https://www.auburnwa.gov/city_hall/mayor/inclusive_auburn.

GETTING STARTED:

We sincerely appreciate your interest in the City of Auburn. We have many volunteer opportunities and we are always accepting volunteer applications. Please visit www.auburnwa.gov to access our application materials and to complete your application on-line.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the City of Auburn Human Resources Department at (253) 931-3040 or TTY (253) 288-3139.

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About City of Auburn

Location:

25 W Main St, Auburn, WA 98001, US

Mission Statement

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION Team Auburn values diverse perspectives and life experiences, and welcomes applications from people who will help us consistently demonstrate the values of equity, respect, and partnership. The department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans. Individuals interested in joining our team must be committed to racial, social, and economic equality for ALL people in our community.

Description

The City of Auburn believes that volunteers enhance the City's ability to maintain and improve the quality of life in the community. Auburn counts on its volunteers and upon their dedication to help provide those services that best meet the diverse needs of the community. Volunteers choose to make a difference in the community and affect many parts of the City. By taking the time to participate in our programs, volunteers influence the future of Auburn. In assisting staff with both daily tasks and new programs, volunteers enhance the levels of quality services the City of Auburn provides.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

25 West Main StreetAuburn, WA 98001

(47.30774,-122.23063)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Anywhere from 1 to 5 hour shifts

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