Want to make a difference by developing a friendship with an isolated elder;
Can visit an elder weekly, for at least an hour at a time, for one year or can call an elder every other week while they wait for a friendly visiting match
Are willing to listen attentively
Enjoy engaging in conversation
Are sensitive to the needs of isolated elders facing difficult life circumstances
Are willing to participate in the application and reporting process, including: Completing an application form, Supplying two references, Passing a background check, Participating in a volunteer training, Reporting hours visited or called on a regular basis.
For information about upcoming Volunteer Training dates, call 804.249.5432.