ATTENTION SENIORS!!!Do you need help getting to the grocery store? Do you need transportation to doctor appointments? The Senior Companion Program can help. We have volunteers who can help run those essential errands or just come and visit for awhile. The Utah County Senior Companion Program has been providing this free service for 23 years. Call if you have questions or would like to sign up at 801-851-7767. Check out our website for more information. www.utahcountyhealth.org/seniorcompanion
HELP WANTED: The Utah County Senior Companion Program is looking for seniors (55+) who would like to serve other seniors in their community. Volunteers will receive a stipend (about $200 per month) and reimbursement for mileage. Volunteers must be income eligible, be willing to serve 15+ hours per week and have the desire to help others. Call the Senior Companion Program at 801-851-7767 for an application or questions. Check out our website for more information. www.utahcountyhealth.org/seniorcompanion
Are you looking for a way to help in the community but your time is limited? The Lindon Senior Center has the perfect opportunity! We are seeking volunteers on weekdays (biggest need on Tuesday and Thursdays) from 11:30am to about 12:30pm to help prepare, serve, and clean up from lunch for local senior citizens. This service opportunity will help you be involved in your community and meet some wonderful people. We require volunteers to have a valid food handler’s permit, which may be obtained upon start. We will reimburse the cost of the permit for committed volunteers. Please call Rachel at the Senior Center if you are interested in volunteering. 801-769-8627.
Volunteer today with Mountainland Aging and Family Services Department! We have a variety of volunteer opportunities for people with different skills and interests:
Volunteer Ombudsman: Is dignity important to you? It is to the elderly, also! The ombudsman program is a voice for the elderly in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Ombudsman volunteer staff do a variety of things to help assure the residents in long-term care facilities receive the quality of care and quality of life which protects their dignity and well-being. For more information, call 801-229-3807 or email Nancy Madsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Be a Friendly Visitor Volunteer and provide respite (a break) to family caregivers. By providing a few hours of companionship each month to an elder, you can preserve the well-being and quality of life for both the caregiver and the elder they are caring for. For more information, call 801-229-3818 or email email@example.com.
Make a difference one hour once a week! Meals-on-Wheels need volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in our community. For more information, visit www.mountainland.org/volunteer or call 801-229-3821.