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.
Enriching our community by connecting older adults with meaningful and rewarding volunteer opportunities.
We have around 1000 senior volunteers who share their time and experience with approximately 150 local nonprofit organizations in need of their support. In addition, we sponsor the following programs:
Provide-A-Ride transportation program--provides one-on-one assistance for low to moderate income elderly persons in need of transportation to their medical appts.
Telephone Buddies--senior volunteers provide regular contact to isolated, homebound elderly and handicapped persons.
Professional Volunteer Services -- volunteers lend their enhanced expertise to local nonprofit organizations, including financial review, management or administrative needs assessment, program policies and procedures, computer systems or programs, public relations, board service and more.