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Mission Statement

Volunteers in Action is a program of Providence Hood River which recruits and trains volunteers to provide social support to older adults and people with disabilities in Hood River and Klickitat Counties. We are building a health community one healthy relationship at a time.

Description

Get to know an older adult in our area. Volunteers in Action is a fun and easy way to help your neighbors, get to know the history of our area, and make friends outside your age group.

Volunteers provide the following free services:

  • Transportation
  • Grocery shopping with or for someone
  • Respite care & friendly visiting
  • Light housekeeping, like dishes and vacuuming
  • Minor home repairs and yard work
  • Meal preparation
  • Library services
  • Attend arts education & social events with care recipients

Opportunities to serve are flexible and easy to fit into your schedule. Volunteers complete training, a TB blood test, and a background check before serving.

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