Volunteers

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How to become a volunteer

The only special qualification to be a volunteer is the desire to help someone else.

Read or Print a copy of the Volunteer Position Descriptions

 


  • Background Check

We will do a background check on you. That’s why we ask for your social security number. We will take all precautions to insure your social security number remains secure. 


  • Volunteer Orientation

We will invite you to a short orientation to learn more about Interfaith Caregivers. We will talk about ways to make your volunteering experience a success.

 – We schedule Orientation every other Tuesday from 1-3pm at our office in Milltown. If you cannot come on Tuesday between 1-3pm let us know. We will try to set up a time that works for you. See Orientation Dates


Volunteer Guidelines:

We require Volunteers to:

  • Provide a copy of a driver’s license or valid ID
  • Provide a copy of proof of insurance (if you will be driving for us)
  • Agree to a criminal background screening
  • Attend a volunteer orientation session
  • Record and report miles and hours spent volunteering

 

Volunteers do not have to:
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  • Help clients into or out of a vehicle
  • Give medications
  • Provide personal care or hands on help
  • Lift people or heavy things
  • Give baths or showers

Helping Clients

This is the good part! We’ll pair you with a client whose needs match your interests and your schedule. You can help with things like:

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  • Grocery store
  • Doctor or dentist
  • Bank
  • Taking someone to visit a loved one
  • Cancer treatments
  • Dialysis
  • Hairdresser/Barber

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  • Light housekeeping (limited availability)
  • Fixing little things in a home
  • Visiting or calling someone
  • Reading to someone
  • Giving a break to someone caring for a loved one
  • Yardwork in spring and fall
  • And much more

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Help in the office

There are many ways you can help in the office. If you have experience with computers and other office work this may be the opportunity for you!

  • Filing stuff
  • Answering phones
  • Thank You phone calls or letters

 


Additional Information

Volunteer Brochure

Program brochure

AssistedRides.com – for current volunteers only

Monthly Time Sheet – for current volunteers only