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Volunteer Opportunity - Help Elder in Need with Everyday Tasks Unmet Human Needs Older Adults

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Last updated on August 12, 2014

Many elders need help with everyday tasks such as picking up prescriptions, shopping, changing a light bulb, or organizing old photos. Our Friendly Helpers are just that - a kind person providing the help that one friend might do for another!

YOU can give back to your community and help these seniors age with dignity at home. Friendly Helper volunteers assist local elders light tasks and errands, helping them maintain their independent living.

This is a very flexible volunteer opportunity - you can volunteer on your own schedule.

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You can visit our website to learn more:

All volunteers will come in for a one-on-one orientation and then group training.

This opportunity is sponsored by: FriendshipWorks, Inc.

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Older Adults  Small Group (2-10)
Adults (26-54)  Young Adults (18-25)
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Afternoons  Weekdays
Evenings  Weekends
Frequency Available
Monthly  Seasonally
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Healthcare  Seniors/Aging
People with Disabilities

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Contact Person:
Bryan Perkins, Program Coordinator, (phone), (email)
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 105 Chauncy Street - Suite 801
Boston, MA 02111
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 If you are driving by car from the South you would take 1-93 going North to Boston. Take exit 20, bear left at the fork in the exit ramp (Do not get on the Mass Pike) and then turn LEFT onto KNEELAND ST. You would then turn RIGHT onto WASHINGTON ST. and then turn RIGHT onto ESSEX ST. Take a LEFT onto CHAUNCY ST. If you are driving from the NORTH you would take 1-93 South to Boston and then take Exit 21 towards KNEELAND ST./CHINATOWN. You would Merge onto SURFACE RD. (.1 miles) and then turn RIGHT onto KNEELAND ST. (.2 miles). You would turn RIGHT onto WASHINGTON ST. (.1 miles) and then turn RIGHT onto ESSEX ST. (.1 miles) and turn LEFT onto CHAUNCY ST. (>.1 miles.
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Chinatown (Orange), Downtown Crossing (Red), Boylston (Green),
  Walk distance (in minutes): 3-6 minute walk from all of the above T Stops
  Nearest Bus Stop: Silver Line, 3-6 minutes minute walk

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Last updated on August 12, 2014

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