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ORGANIZATION: Senior Services Associates, Inc.

  • 20 people are interested
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Volunteers, Retired, Veterans and College Students

Friendly Visiting -This program works with seniors 60+ and older who are lonely, depressed and isolated
who could benefit from a weekly social in-home visit along with weekly phone calls.

To become a Friendly Visitor:

  • 18+ years and older
  • Are you Friendly, Dependable and Compassionate
  • Can you initiate a visit once a week
  • Able to complete our screening and training process
There are many ways you can provide a positive interaction that would benefit a senior.
Each visit you make does change a senior's life for the better. I see first hand the difference.
  • take a walk
  • listen to music
  • see a car show
  • visit a flea market/garage sale
  • share a cup of coffee
  • go out to lunch
  • visit a local park
  • sit by a river
  • come to an event at our local Senior Services Associates locations
  • play bingo
  • line dancing (Aurora Location)
  • movies at the (Aurora Location)
  • help at one of our other locations
Call: Cindy at either location or email: cadams@seniorservicesassoc.org

Aurora/Kane 630-897-4035 2111 Plum St Aurora, IL 60506
Yorkville/Kendall 630-553-5777- Beecher Center 908 Game Farm Rd Yorkville, IL 60560

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About Senior Services Associates, Inc.

Location:

2111 Plum St, Aurora, IL 60506, US

Mission Statement

Senior Services Associates, Inc. is a non-profit agency dedicated to sustaining and improving the quality of life for mature adults, persons with disabilities and their caregivers by providing access to the social services they need. We are dedicated to preserving their independence, promoting mental and physical well-being, and protecting their rights and dignity.

Description

Our program connects eligible seniors 60+ and older with carefully screened volunteers 18+ . Who would like to volunteer?
If your interested in participating or wish to refer someone who could benefit from this program, we want to hear from you!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Aurora, IL 60506

(41.7692,-88.3822)
 

SKILLS

  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Interview takes 1- 1/2 hours for paperwork
  • Can be discussed on phone

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