Western Kentucky University

ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships

Volunteer Opportunities with Seniors

 

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation: Senior Citizen / Adult Day Center Outreach Programs

Contact Number: 393-3265

Programs: Bingo, Keno, Arts & Crafts, Movie, Race Day, etc.

Held at the Housing Authority of Bowling Green,12 monthly programs offered. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist with a monthly Senior Citizen program that serves between 20 – 30 participants. Each month features between 8-12 activities.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of these opportunities, call 393-3584 or 393-3265. Be prepared to leave your name, phone number, and address.

 

Community Action of Southern Kentucky

Contact Number: 782-3162 ext. 128

 Has the current volunteer opportunities available within the Senior Services Program: Home Delivered Meals preparation and cleanup: 3 volunteers* are needed daily, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. (*Individual can volunteer one day per week or all five days). The responsibility of this service includes daily preparation of home delivered meals which involves plating meal and preparing/packing containers for meal/beverage delivery. After all meals have left for delivery, the volunteers will also be responsible for area cleanup which involves cleaning of steam table, washing pans/utensils, and mopping floor in food preparation area. Training on correct meal preparation/cleanup will be provided. Volunteers will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and allow us to do a criminal records check.

Home Delivered Meals Rider:

4 volunteers* are needed daily, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., rain or shine. (*Individual can volunteer one day per week or all five days). These volunteers will ride with the meal delivery drivers with the understanding that the volunteer will be getting in and out of the van to deliver the meal to the recipients door. Volunteers will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and allow us to do a criminal records check.

 All interested persons should contact Sandi Knight, Senior Services Program Director, at 782-3162 ext. 128, or via email at seniors@casoky.org.

 

F.O. Moxley Community Center Senior Program

Contact Number: 393-3734

Volunteers are needed to help with leading activities for senior adults. Welcome anyone to lead programs such as painting, wildlife studies, knitting, dancing, cooking, languages, storytelling, quilting, photography, flower arranging, jewelry making, guitar lesson, stain glass making, basket weaving, creative writing, etc.

For more information please contact the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation F.O. Moxley Community Center Coordinator at (270)393-3734.

 

Village Manor/Christian Health Center

Contact Number: 796-6643

Volunteers to our center will interact with our residents in socialization, Wii bowling tournaments on Wednesday and Friday afternoons, and one on one socialization doing things such as playing cards, painting nails, reading, etc.  

Volunteers are also needed to answer phones/doors in the Christian Health Center from 6pm to 8 pm any day of the week.  This will help their evening staff members to focus more on resident care.  It will also assist in timely responses to people wanting to come in or those calling on the phone. 

 

 

 Last Modified 7/22/13