Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, a 501c3 (2000), with a volunteer Board of Directors is working to provide access to basic services for the frail senior population in the Las Vegas Valley area. "The primary mission is to develop, coordinate and deliver... Read more
Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, a 501c3 (2000), with a volunteer Board of Directors is working to provide access to basic services for the frail senior population in the Las Vegas Valley area. "The primary mission is to develop, coordinate and deliver volunteer home-based supportive and assistive services to frail elderly residents, thus assisting them to maintain their dignity and independence and help improve daily living, at no cost to the recipient. Providing independence with compassion, dignity, and concern while promoting an improved life style..."
Social services (non medical) for seniors 60+
Helping Hands provides transportation for seniors age 60 and over through volunteers. Services may include rides to the doctors or grocery shopping. Volunteers receive comprehensive training, are covered by insurance above their own. Please help assist our homebound seniors, who desperately need this service, by providing rides to medical appointments, shopping trips and errands. Business hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. If you would like further information about volunteering please call 702-633-7264 x30.
Also we provide Pantry Delivery and Respite Care vouchers.
All types of volunteers are welcome: Groups, families, individuals. One time commitments to long term commitments!
I volunteered with the Walker furniture program. I loved it and was very disappointed that I wasn't called back for The holiday program in 2017.
I would love to be involved in delivering groceries to the elderly on one Saturday a month.
I volunteered in this position, every week for about 7 months, and greatly enjoyed it. The work environment is high-paced, yet everyone is friendly and focused on the job at hand. They are also very helpful and truly believe in their work's purpose.
by Jacquee L. from Wilmington, DE
(April 19, 2010)
This is a very worthwhile opportunity and not a large time commitment. I volunteer for the Henderson area Helping Hands on weekends as I work full-time and the staff are very understanding of my time constraints. The seniors seem truly grateful to have someone take them grocery shopping or to medical appointments and I enjoy some great conversation with them on the way.