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We engage seniors in fun and meaningful activities through volunteerism.


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Looking for a hands-on volunteer experience? Check out some of these events.


A Thanksgiving Meal Delivery 2018Assist with Guided Autobiography Workshops - Orange CountyCyber Senior Volunteer - San Fernando ValleyGiveBack Club - Orange CountyCyber Senior Volunteer - OC & LAFriendly Visitor - Los Angeles County

Don't miss the opportunity to take part in this wonderful act of giving by participating in our Annual Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Event. Just a few hours in the morning on Thanksgiving Day to pick up and deliver 1 or more meals with a brief visit to homebound seniors living in the Long Beach and Los Angeles area can bring more joy to an individual than you can ever imagine. You can make this a family event or have a friend or partner join you in volunteering and still be home in time to enjoy your own Thanksgiving dinner.

Want to learn more, have specific questions? Please call (562) 637-7169 or e-mail VAA@scanhealthplan.com to inquire and one of our team members will reach out to you!

Don't miss the opportunity to take part in this wonderful act of giving by participating in our Annual Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Event. Just a few hours in the morning on Thanksgiving Day to pick up and deliver 1 or more meals with a brief visit to homebound seniors living in the Long Beach and Los Angeles area can bring more joy to an individual than you can ever imagine. You can make this a family event or have a friend or partner join you in volunteering and still be home in time to enjoy your own Thanksgiving dinner.

Want to learn more, have specific questions? Please call (562) 637-7169 or e-mail VAA@scanhealthplan.com to inquire and one of our team members will reach out to you!


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Help seniors tell their life stories! Volunteers help with administrative tasks and fully participate in class activities. A commitment to attend all sessions is preferred.

Help seniors tell their life stories! Volunteers help with administrative tasks and fully participate in class activities. A commitment to attend all sessions is preferred.
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Do you know how to use technology? Become a Cyber Senior volunteers to teach seniors how to use their tech devices, such as cellphone, tablet, and computer at seniors' homes.

Volunteer hour is flexible. Volunteer can schedule their own hours.

Do you know how to use technology? Become a Cyber Senior volunteers to teach seniors how to use their tech devices, such as cellphone, tablet, and computer at seniors' homes.

Volunteer hour is flexible. Volunteer can schedule their own hours.


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Are you 55+ and ready to GiveBack to your community? Join the VAA GiveBackers as we help out whenever we can!

Are you 55+ and ready to GiveBack to your community? Join the VAA GiveBackers as we help out whenever we can!
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Do you know how to use technology? Become a Cyber Senior volunteers to teach seniors how to use their tech devices, such as cellphone, tablet, and computer at seniors' homes.

Hours are flexible based on volunteer and client availability.

Do you know how to use technology? Become a Cyber Senior volunteers to teach seniors how to use their tech devices, such as cellphone, tablet, and computer at seniors' homes.

Hours are flexible based on volunteer and client availability.


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Volunteer Action for Aging's Friendly Visitor program connects volunteers with seniors who face depression, isolation and other life challenges. Volunteers are matched with a client in their area and provide emotional support, companionship and conversation.

VAA recommends a one hour in person visit per week. The dates and times of the visits will be dependent on the Volunteers and Clients schedule.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Successfully pass background check
  • One year minimum commitment to program
  • Completion of Friendly Visitor training

Duties:

  • Volunteer will schedule regular visits or calls with the client
  • Volunteer will keep track of and report their hours spent with their client
  • Volunteer will contact the Volunteer Coordinator with any concerns, problems or questions related to the client's well-being

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal communication skills
  • Exercise sound judgment and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Exhibit reliability and dependability
  • Possess a passion to serve frail and isolated senior and disabled adults

Additional Training:

  • Volunteers are encouraged to attend Networking and Training meetings organized by VAA staff

Volunteer Action for Aging's Friendly Visitor program connects volunteers with seniors who face depression, isolation and other life challenges. Volunteers are matched with a client in their area and provide emotional support, companionship and conversation.

VAA recommends a one hour in person visit per week. The dates and times of the visits will be dependent on the Volunteers and Clients schedule.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Successfully pass background check
  • One year minimum commitment to program
  • Completion of Friendly Visitor training

Duties:

  • Volunteer will schedule regular visits or calls with the client
  • Volunteer will keep track of and report their hours spent with their client
  • Volunteer will contact the Volunteer Coordinator with any concerns, problems or questions related to the client's well-being

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal communication skills
  • Exercise sound judgment and discretion when handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Exhibit reliability and dependability
  • Possess a passion to serve frail and isolated senior and disabled adults

Additional Training:

  • Volunteers are encouraged to attend Networking and Training meetings organized by VAA staff

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