Volunteering: Help your neighbors by volunteering. Complete the volunteer application below to get started. You can also phone the office (320)974-8737 to express an interest in volunteering with the program.
Volunteers are the backbone of our program, providing necessary supports to our older neighbors, enabling them to remain in their homes and our community as long as possible. Volunteers can choose to be involved on a regular basis or “as-needed”. During the application process, volunteers are asked to note areas of interest, experience and abilities. Training and on-going supports are provided throughout the year.
Volunteer opportunities include:
Provide transportation to medical appointments, shopping and outings
Light housekeeping such as dusting, sweeping
Chore services including lawn mowing and snow removal
Events and fundraising: assist with planning, set-up, serving and baking
Companionship: friendly visits, wellness checks by phone
Caregiver respite, providing in-home companionship while caregiver _____
Health & Wellness: lead sessions providing education on variety of skills such as fall prevention,
Managing chronic illnesses, strengthening exercises