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Make a difference in a Senior's life today (remote!)

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ORGANIZATION: Front Porch Community Services

Woman talking on the phone

This opportunity is remote, but specifically for volunteers who reside in the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Madera, Marin, Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, & Stanislaus.

Adults over 65 are at increased risk of social isolation from the impacts of COVID-19 in their communities- we are here to make a difference today!

Social Call matches volunteers to call an older adult (or two) once a week for about 30 minutes. We all benefit from better social connections! We provide an avenue for you and older adults to grow wonderful relationships through swapping stories, asking interesting questions of one another, and more. This role is highly convenient, flexible, and rewarding!

Time Commitment: 6-month minimum, 30 min/week plus a brief monthly report.

Qualifications: Enjoy speaking with older adults, comfortable talking on phone, background check, attend virtual volunteer training.

Bilingual volunteers are also encouraged to apply but everyone is welcome and much appreciated!

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About Front Porch Community Services

Location:

Mailing address:2185 N. California Blvd. Suite 215, Operation throughout the U.S., Walnut Creek, CA 94596, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire and build community, cultivating meaningful relationships and experiences that respond creatively to changing needs.

Description

We empower individuals to live connected and fulfilled lives through our Community Services Division. Front Porch’s Community Services Division designs and administers 6 programs addressing 3 social problems affecting older adults: food insecurity, unstable housing, and isolation & loneliness.


CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Mill Valley, CA 94941

(37.90604,-122.54498)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 min/week
  • 6 month commitment

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