Our mission is to combat isolation and poverty among vulnerable seniors in Hastings County by building meaningful inter-generational connections. Many seniors face feelings of neglect and vulnerability, and our Youth-Senior Gift Exchange is designed to bridge this gap. This project pairs compassionate young volunteers with seniors in need, aiming to create lasting connections and alleviate the challenges faced by our elders. Additionally, we have our Senior’s Health and Hair Day, providing essential care to Seniors and making them feel valued.
We are seeking passionate volunteers to join us in coordinating these meaningful events.
POSITION 1 - Youth-Senior Gift Exchange Volunteer Coordinator
Your Impact: As a Volunteer Coordinator, you'll play a pivotal role in making a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable seniors. Your efforts will contribute to identifying and assisting those in need, recruiting and assisting in the training of young volunteers, supporting visitation, and ensuring a smooth and enriching experience for both seniors and volunteers.
What We're Looking For: We're seeking conscientious volunteers with a heart for seniors to join our team. If you're passionate about making a difference in your community, connecting with local young volunteers, and bringing joy to the lives of seniors, we want to hear from you!
March – August of 2024, about 4 hours most weeks remotely. You may be required to be present (onsite) during the training retreat.
Your Duties Would Include:
POSITION 2 - Seniors’ Health and Hair Day Coordinator:
Your Impact: As the Seniors’ Health and Hair Day Coordinator, you will be instrumental in providing essential care to seniors, making them feel valued. Your role involves coordinating on-site foot care, hair care, and dental care services, recruiting volunteers for the event, and collaborating on event planning with staff.
Time Commitment: March – August of 2024, about 2-4 hours most weeks remotely. Must be onsite for the Seniors’ Health and Hair Day.
Position 3: General Volunteer for Seniors’ Health and Hair Day
Your Impact: As a General Volunteer for Seniors’ Health and Hair Day, you will directly contribute to providing essential care to seniors, making them feel valued. Your role involves supporting the staff, coordinators as well as those providing on-site foot care, hair care, and dental care services during the one-day event. You will also work directly with guests, keeping them company and helping direct them.
Time Commitment: Must be available for Seniors Day, a one-day event during August of 2024. Some preparation before the event will also be required, such as getting acquainted with the plans for the day.
Your Duties Would Include:
Qualifications required for all positions
What's In It For You:
We will send you our volunteer application, and follow up with you shortly for a phone interview
Let's work together to create lasting connections and brighten the lives of our seniors! Apply now and be the catalyst for positive change in Hastings County.
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