The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Family Lifeline2325 West Broad StreetRichmond, VA23220
Help build social connections among older adults and persons with disabilities experiencing isolation and loneliness. This unique one-on-one volunteer experience gives you the opportunity to personally connect, engage and advocate. The commitment is big but the rewards are huge - not just for your older friend but for you as a volunteer as well. Weekly visits are scheduled when it works best for you and your friend.
Requirements include: need to be 18 (or volunteer with a parent), a year-long a commitment, must be age 18 or older, submit application materials and attend volunteer training, and a pass background check. We look forward to assisting you in making an impact on someone's life.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Visit once a week for a year
desire to form a friendship with an older adult, good communication skills