Volunteer Opportunities

Vol­un­teer

You can make a dif­fer­ence today. Vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties at KYC include:

  • Admin­is­tra­tive and Cler­i­cal Vol­un­teers assist the busi­ness oper­a­tions staff with a vari­ety of tasks or spe­cial projects like bulk mail­ings, data entry, and admin­is­tra­tive projects.
  • Board Mem­bers define KYC’s mis­sion and direct the strate­gic plans for the orga­ni­za­tion. They play a sig­nif­i­cant role in the suc­cess and the future of Ken­neth Young Center.
  • Friend­ly Vis­i­tors for Adults vol­un­teer direct­ly with clients as com­pan­ions and friends.
  • Home Deliv­ered Meals Dri­vers deliv­er hot meals to senior clients once a week over the noon hour, ensur­ing good nutri­tion, social con­tact, and well­ness-checks for frail per­sons home alone.
  • Mon­ey Man­age­ment Vol­un­teers help old­er adults with bud­get­ing, check-writ­ing, or oth­er finan­cial tasks. 
  • Old­er Adults Ben­e­fit Aides help seniors apply for ben­e­fits and fill out appli­ca­tions for SHIP (Senior Health Insur­ance Program).
  • Old­er Adults Case Aides help case man­agers in our seniors pro­grams with admin­is­tra­tive tasks and mak­ing phone calls to clients.
  • Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Ser­vice Aides help a few hours each week to talk, inter­act, and take part in activ­i­ties in the day pro­gram for clients with seri­ous men­tal illness.
  • Spe­cial Events Vol­un­teers work on com­mit­tees to plan and exe­cute fundrais­ing projects and KYC’s 5K Run/​Walk.
  • The Senior Advi­so­ry Coun­cil and Com­mit­tees share their exper­tise in issues that impact old­er adults. They are links to the com­mu­ni­ty and give feedback.

Our vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties are always chang­ing, with new oppor­tu­ni­ties avail­able reg­u­lar­ly. Please con­tact our Coor­di­na­tor of Vol­un­teer Ser­vices at 8475248800 x182 to learn how you can make a dif­fer­ence, change the world, and volunteer!

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