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Volunteer Opportunity: Neighbors Who Care

Mission:

The comfort of home and the dignity of independence;at Neighbors Who Care, community volunteers help the elderly live at home.

Vision:

The elderly are able to live at home for as long as feasilble with pride, dignity and independence.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Volunteers may choose to volunteer in any service offered to a NWC client:

Business Assistance, Caregiver Relief, Dinner Delivery, Friendly Visiting, Minor Repairs, Office/Clerical, Reassurance Calling, Shopping/Errands, Transportation, Special Projects, Committees

Geographic Regions Served:

Sun Lakes communities and south Chandler primarily, although transportation to doctors’ offices may be needed valley-wide.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Own car and ability to drive clients valley-wide in some cases
  • Fingerprint clearance (paid for by NWC and done on-site at New Volunteer Orientation)
  • Must be 18 years of age minimum; some special projects allow volunteers under 18 with adult supervision
  • Bilingual/multilingual (including American Sign Language) a plus, but not necessary

Contact Information:

Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

10450 E. Riggs Rd., Suite 113

Sun Lakes, AZ 85248

480-895-7133

nwcvolmgr@aol.com

www.neighborswhocare.com

Deb Ralston, Volunteer Outreach Manager

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Volunteer Opportunity: About Care

Mission

Delivering caring, compassionate support services using trained volunteers with special concern for the elderly and physically challenged homebound residents of Chandler and Gilbert.

Vision

To allow our clients to remain in their homes, live with respect and dignity while encouraging independence.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

About Care’s volunteers offer the following services:

  • transportation (medical and social)
  • shopping and errands
  • respite
  • friendly visits
  • reassurance phone calls
  • minor home repairs
  • business help

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers must be 18 years or older, have complete car insurance, and complete an application process. Volunteers will be trained by About Care, and mileage reimbursement is available. Bilingual and multilingual volunteers are needed, and fingerprint clearance is a plus but not required at this time.

Contact Information

Contact Ann Marie McArthur at information@aboutcare.org or 480-895-3562.

About Care

P.O. Box 3278  

Chandler, AZ 85224

http://www.aboutcare.org

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