VOLUNTEERING

OUR VOLUNTEERS MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE!

 

Berkeley Senior Services is a non-profit agency offering a network of services enabling seniors (60+) to remain independent participating members of our community.  Our agency hours are 8:00 – 4:00, Monday through Friday.  The requirements of our programs and services may vary according to our funding sources and federal and state criteria, such as the Older American’s Act.  We could not provide our programs and services without our valuable volunteers.  Have some spare time?  Want to do something productive and meaningful to serve others and your community?  Perhaps one of the areas below may seem appealing to you!

 

Food Service

Help prepare, serve and clean up USDA approved meals, Monday through Friday, served at noon, for the Senior Center and other sites. Hours would be between 8-1 during the day.

Caregiver Support Services

This program is designed to provide a much needed break for Caregivers.  Caregivers can bring their loved ones to our program, M-F (10-2) and staff/volunteers interact with and meet the needs of and socialize with these participants while their Caregivers are away.  This is a safe and comfortable environment for participants with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's and/or Dementia.  A volunteer in this department will help with all daily activities & is required to be CPR/First Aid trained, as well as go through online training. 

Front Desk Receptionist

This is a volunteer position located in our front lobby.  This position holds duties such as, but not limited to: answering phones, greeting BSS guests, serving lunch, providing tours to visitors, handing money, distributing activity paperwork and providing great customer service.  The hours for this position vary and we can work around your schedule.

 

Life Enrichment Department

Seniors can stay active and healthy with many diversified activities to pick from, as well as guest speakers, educational programs, and special events throughout the year, that provide stimulating lifelong learning opportunities.  Hours vary.

 

Computer Education

Learn while you volunteer.  Help with your choice of classes on the Internet, Email, Windows 7, beginners and advanced, Photoshop and Intro to Computers.  

Facilities

Help with mowing, weeding, shoveling, small repairs, odd jobs, touch-up painting.

If you are interested in volunteering, please stop by our center for more information and to fill out an application.  

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