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ORGANIZATION: LifePath

  • 19 people are interested

Phone Pal volunteers commit to a weekly phone chat with an isolated older adult. Phone Pals provide friendship, a listening ear, and connection that is so important for people's mental health. You can talk about your interests and hobbies or just lend an ear to a lonely person.

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About LifePath

Location:

101 Munson St. Suite 201, Greenfield, MA 01301, US

Mission Statement

For close to 50 years, LifePath has partnered with older adults and individuals with disabilities to find the best options available to maintain independence and quality of life in their own homes and communities. Volunteering is integral to LifePath's identity and ability to deliver services to those in need. Advocating for, and supporting, elders over the age of 60 years, and people with disabilities of all ages LifePath provides services in Franklin County and the North Quabbin areas in Massachusetts. Come Join Us!

Description

At LifePath, we listen first, and then help each person find the best options for their unique needs. We help elders and persons with disabilities maintain independence and quality of life in their own homes and communities. We help busy caregivers to find relief and help loved ones to choose the right path.As we have been for close to 50 years, as a private, nonprofit corporation, LifePath offers options for independence. LifePath is a designated Area Agency on Aging, and Aging Services Access Point, serves all of Franklin County and Athol, Petersham, Royalston and Phillipston, Massachusetts. Some of our programs are available in Hampden, Hampshire, and Berkshire counties.

CAUSE AREAS

LGBTQ+
Seniors
LGBTQ+, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Greenfield, MA 01301

(42.58791,-72.59941)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Phone Pals set their own schedule in collaboration with their pal. Most spend about thirty minutes a week.

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