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Ready to Aid The Elderly?

Relieve Loneliness - Become a Companion for the Elderly

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

Placements to be determined by volunteer coordinator.

WHEN

The times and hours are flexible and can fit into a busy schedule.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

During your visit you will often sit and talk and may play games, cards, read, open mail, or take walks.

DESCRIPTION

Be a friend to a local senior. Visit with an elder in his or her home to provide companionship, relieve loneliness, and share interests. For some elders, this match-up program is one of their most important services and they look forward to seeing their companion every week! 


ITEMS NEEDED


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18 or accompanied by an adult
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per week

NEXT STEPS

Decide if you can commit to an hour each week and if so, apply here.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. More information: https://www.ethocare.org/volunteer/

  2. To Apply: https://www.ethocare.org/volunteerapplication/ or contact Miriam Michelson at 617-522-6700 x540 or mmichelson@ethocare.org

  3. Be sure to let them know you found this opportunity through PGK.
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