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Sponsor: Berks Encore | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health
The Berks Encore Friendly Visitor Program helps to connect homebound, isolated Senior Adults to the community. The Friendly Visitor program uses adult volunteers to commit to supporting and being a friend to a Senior Adult for a period of at least one year. By becoming part of the social network of adults and community members who care about aging, the Friendly Visitor can have a tremendous positive im more
Sponsor: Berks Encore | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health
We are looking for individuals to help out with our Senior Golf Tournaments! We currently have 10 tournaments scheduled at golf courses from May to September. All of the courses are located in Berks County and we would love to have volunteers help with the coordination of the tournaments, registration, scoring, etc. So if you enjoy being outdoors, this is the opportunity for you! more
Sponsor: Berks Encore | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health
Are you a morning person? We need volunteers to help package meals for homebound seniors Monday through Friday. Volunteers begin food packaging at 8:00am and are usually finished at 9:30. Volunteers can help one day per week or more depending the volunteers schedule. more
Sponsor: Berks Encore | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health
We are currently looking for people to volunteer to assist with Open Enrollment in Medicare Part D. Volunteers would help schedule and enter data into website for Medicare clients between the dates of October 15 and December 7 at our office on North 9th Street in Reading as well as at our senior centers. more
Sponsor: Berks Encore | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health
Volunteers are needed to help with Senior Center activities. They may choose to help to set up activities, call Bingo, serve a meal, prepare meals, clean up in the kitchen, help seniors with crafts, lead songs, help with discussion groups, help to organize interesting programs or share topics, hobbies, or vacations. Our Senior Centers are located in Birdsboro, Fleetwood, Wernersville, Shillington, St more
Sponsor: Berks Encore | Location: Reading, PA 19601 United Way Partner Agency Health
With the collaboration of Redner's Warehouse Markets, we are proud to offer the service of home delivery of groceries. Persons will be able to place an order with Berks Encore, and the groceries will be purchased at a Redner's market and delivered to their home. The seniors will be limited to a specified order size and to items available at the Redner's Markets. We can't do this without the help of more
Sponsor: Berks Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services | Location: Reading, PA 19605 Education Health
Would you like to represent our Agency to the general public, at Health Fairs, Volunteer Fairs, and all kinds of different events? Sometimes events come up where we need someone to "man" our table and provide information. It involves talking and smiling, and often a free lunch is included. Occasionally the event is a public speaking engagement, representing our Agency, to educate the public about heari more
Sponsor: Berks Heim | Location: Leesport, PA 19533 Health
If you have an interest in working outside in the fresh air and sunshine, and have time to spare, perhaps you would be interested in "Adopting A Garden" on the Berks Heim campus. There are quite a few gardens and flowerbeds in need of some tender loving care. Our residents appreciate being outside when the weather permits and these flowers and shrubs are a great source of enjoyment for them. more
Sponsor: BCPS / Berks Connections | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health
Volunteers are matched with a resident of the Berks County Jail System and, through weekly visits, provide guidance, friendship and support. By sharing life experiences, volunteers can offer alternative ways of dealing with frustration, anger and conflict. Volunteers also work with the inmate to improve decision-making and coping skills so that the resident can make positive changes in their life pri more
Sponsor: Meals On Wheels, Pottstown | Location: Pottstown, PA 19464 Health
Deliver a hot and a cold nutritious meal to a needy home bound senior. Most routes in the Pottstown area and environs. Become the 'eyes and ears' of a senior community to assist needy persons. Invovles going to about 10 homes, once per week, on a weekday morning. Any day would be preferable. more
Sponsor: Shady Hollow Assisted Riding | Location: Birdsboro, PA 19508 Education Health
We are currently looking for professionals with Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy skills. This position is on a "As Needed Basis." When we receive a new client, we may require valuable input from the Therapist. more
Sponsor: Wernersville State Hospital | Location: Wernersville, PA 19565 Health
Wernersville State Hospital's staff and consumer run canteen is searching for an assistant to help with basic operational duties. We would love to have a volunteer that would respect confidentiality issues but still exhibit a friendly and personable approach to serving others. Responsibilities include working independently after receiving instruction or demonstrations. Volunteers would also need to pr more
Sponsor: Wernersville State Hospital | Location: Wernersville, PA 19565 Health
This opportunity will target sending cards each month to those consumers with birthdays on all of our seven units. I have made a list and will share details with anyone interested in sending cards to me for distribution. This is a new project and I'm looking for someone to help develop/tailor this project. This could be with or without consumer contact. more
Sponsor: Wernersville State Hospital | Location: Wernersville, PA 19565 Health
We have a growing population of patients with wheelchairs and walkers. To provide a wider dimension of care for these persons towards becoming more self-sufficient the need for bags that can be attached to their wheelchairs and walkers would be a big plus. They can be made of just about any fabric even old pillow cases. They only need to be of simple design as to create a pocket with strings/ribbons fo more
Sponsor: Wernersville State Hospital | Location: Wernersville, PA 19565 Health
Wernersville State Hospital always has a need for friend or "Friendly Visitors" to spend time with individual patients who do not have friends or family in the area. Things to do include talking, reading, going for walks, playing games, puzzles, etc. These visits may occur at anytime to accommodate your schedule, although late afternoon or evening is preferred. Meetings may occur in the ward Visitin more
Sponsor: The American Cancer Society - PA - Reading | Location: Reading, PA 19605 Health
Volunteers are needed to help on a regular basis for data entry. more
Sponsor: The American Cancer Society - PA - Reading | Location: Reading, PA 19605 Health
The American Cancer Society needs volunteers to transport cancer patients to and from their treatment appointments as part of our Road to Recovery program. Because patients often are physically unable to drive themselves to or from (of both) their treatments, having someone take them and get the important care they need is critical. Some patients may not have a vehicle or may rely on public transportat more
Sponsor: The American Cancer Society - PA - Reading | Location: Reading, PA 19605 Health
Need breast cancer survivors who are willing to help counsel newly diagnosed women with breast cancer. more
Sponsor: The American Cancer Society - PA - Reading | Location: Reading, PA 19605 Health
Need licensed cosmetologists to show cancer patients how to apply make-up to care for changes in the skin during treatment. more

 

 


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